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Argosy Property Ltd (ARG.NZ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Smith

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Mence

2012 Chief Executive Officer

Dave Fraser

Chief Financial Officer

David Snelling

2016 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Scott Lunny

2013 Investor Relations Manager

Wade Allen

Leasing Manager

Saatyesh Bhana

Asset Manager

Warren Cate

Asset Manager

Tony Frost

Asset Manager

Anna Hamill

Financial Controller

Joanna Sharpe

Asset Manager

Rob Smith

Asset Manager

Marilyn Storey

Asset Manager

Peter Brook

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Cross

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Evans

2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chris Hunter

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeff Morrison

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Smith

Mr. Philip Michael Smith is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Argosy Property Ltd., Mr Smith was employed by Lion Nathan Limited for 29 years. During that time, he held a number of senior executive positions with the Lion Nathan Group and was a director of the parent company for 16 years. Mr Smith is a director of a number of companies, including Greymouth Petroleum Limited, Maui Capital Indigo Fund Limited and Maui Capital Aqua Fund Limited. His previous directorships/ trusteeships include Lion Nathan Limited, The Lion Foundation, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, Auckland International Airport Limited, OnePath Holdings (NZ) Limited and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited. Mr Smith holds a Master of Commerce degree from The University of Auckland and is a Graduate of the Program for Management at Harvard Business School. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Peter Mence

Mr. Peter Mence has been Chief Executive Officer of Argosy Property Ltd. Peter is the Chief Executive Officer of Argosy Property Limited. An engineer by background, he has 35 years of experience in the property industry working with Progressive Enterprises, Challenge Properties, Richard Ellis and Green & McCahill. Peter joined Armstrong Jones (NZ) in 1994 and was appointed General Manager of Argosy (then known as ING Property Trust) in 2007. Instrumental in the rebranding and internalisation of the Company’s management, he was appointed Chief Executive of the business in 2009. Peter is a fellow of the Property Institute, is a past lecturer in Advanced Property Management at The University of Auckland and is the current President of the Property Council of New Zealand. In 2013, he was honoured with the Stuart McIntosh award in recognition of his contribution to the University.

Dave Fraser

Mr. Dave Fraser is Chief Financial Officer of Argosy Property Ltd. Dave joined the team in 2011 and was originally responsible for the planning and execution of the management internalisation and Argosy’s corporatisation. He now oversees the financial and corporate activities of the Company. Dave has spent over 28 years in senior financial and general management roles both in New Zealand and overseas, including six years in Japan as a senior vice president with the Jupiter Group. He has broad experience in strategic and operational planning, business development, debt restructures, equity raisings, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to being a qualified Chartered Accountant, Dave has Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration degrees from The University of Auckland.

David Snelling

Mr. David Snelling is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Argosy Property Ltd. David joined Argosy in 2011 to manage day-to-day corporate compliance. He also provides legal assistance to the property team and general in-house legal support. Prior to joining Argosy, David’s experience includes working in the tax practices of large New Zealand firms; he has been involved in a broad range of transactions across the property, primary, energy, petroleum, telecommunications, banking and finance sectors. David also has a strong track record in dispute work. He has published articles on topical issues in CCH’s Tax Planning Report. David is a qualified lawyer, a member of the New Zealand Law Society’s Property Law Section and of the Auckland District Law Society’s Health and Safety Law Committee. He graduated from Victoria University in Wellington.

Scott Lunny

Mr. Scott Lunny is the Investor Relations Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Scott has been with Argosy Property Limited since July 2006 and has over 18 years’ experience in the banking, managed funds and property industries, gaining considerable expertise in all aspects of financial reporting, treasury, tax management and investor relations. Prior to joining Argosy, Scott spent two years in the UK working for various fund managers and five years in the managed funds division of ING New Zealand. Scott is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Studies degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Administration, majoring in Finance, both from Massey University.

Wade Allen

Mr. Wade Allen is Leasing Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Wade is responsible for maximising the leasing and transactional side of Argosy’s business. Wade has over 30 years’ experience in the commercial property business, having worked in asset management for NZI, Brierley Investments, Trans Tasman Properties and National Bank. More recently, Wade spent four years as Commercial Manager at Manson Developments involved in leasing and acquisitions. Wade has also run his own property consultancy practice focusing on leasing solutions and the sale and purchase of commercial property assets. Wade graduated from The University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Saatyesh Bhana

Mr. Saatyesh Bhana is Asset Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Saatyesh has been with the management team for over ten years and is responsible for the strategic management and financial performance of a portfolio of properties. He graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree, specialising in Valuation and Property Management. Saatyesh has worked in a variety of private sector and listed property businesses. His 19 years’ experience includes acquisitions, divestments, leasing and value add projects. He has strong tenant relationship skills, which enable a collaborative approach with clients.

Warren Cate

Mr. Warren Cate is Asset Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Warren is responsible for a wide variety of properties in the Argosy portfolio. In addition to strategic management and financial performance accountabilities, his extensive property industry experience is utilised to good effect in the investigation and analysis of many of our property acquisition initiatives. Graduating from The University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Engineering degree, Warren has held a diverse range of roles over more than 25 years in the industry, including as General Manager Property for Magnum Corporation. He joined the team in 1995, making him one of the longest- serving members.

Tony Frost

Mr. Tony Frost is Asset Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Tony’s property career includes a wide variety of property and development management roles in private and public sector entities. He joined the management team in 2007 and has responsibility for a varied portfolio of Argosy’s properties. In addition to strategic management and financial performance accountabilities, Tony is particularly effective at investigating and analysing development projects, using his extensive property industry experience to enhance many of our portfolio initiatives. Tony has a Diploma in Valuation from The University of Auckland and is a member of the Property Institute.

Anna Hamill

Ms. Anna Hamill is Financial Controller of Argosy Property Ltd. Anna joined Argosy in 2013 and has responsibility for the financial and management reporting as well as budgeting functions of the Company. Prior to joining Argosy, she worked in the external reporting team of one of New Zealand’s largest general insurers. Before that, Anna spent over six years working in audit and assurance services at Deloitte where her client base consisted of larger corporate and listed entities. Anna is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Marketing and a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce majoring in Management, both from The University of Auckland.

Joanna Sharpe

Ms. Joanna Sharpe is Asset Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Joanna joined the Argosy team in July 2013. She has over 18 years’ experience in the retail and property industries including working with retailers and landlords, project work, and resource consents and planning. Joanna is responsible for our retail portfolio across New Zealand including development work. In addition to her experience, she is also well qualified with a Master of Arts (Social Science) degree in Business and Psychology from Glasgow University. Joanna has been in New Zealand for 16 years since moving from the UK. Most recently, she worked for Wellington Airport and Foodstuffs (Wellington) Cooperative Society Limited.

Rob Smith

Mr. Rob Smith is the Asset Manager of the Company. Rob joined Argosy in 2015 and is responsible for the strategic management and financial performance of a portfolio of properties in the Wellington region. His 25 year property career includes a variety of private sector retail and commercial property management roles that have included acquisitions, divestments, leasing and project management. Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Business from The University of Auckland.

Marilyn Storey

Ms. Marilyn Storey is Asset Manager of Argosy Property Ltd. Marilyn has been with the Argosy team for more than eight years and has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial property industry ranging from working with tenants and landlords, consulting, project work and energy management. She is responsible for a mix of properties across Argosy’s portfolio including development work. On top of her extensive experience, Marilyn is also well qualified with a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Otago and a Bachelor’s degree in both Property and Commerce from The University of Auckland. She joined Argosy after operating her own property consulting business.

Peter Brook

Mr. Peter Clynton Brook is Non-Executive Independent Director of Argosy Property Ltd. Mr Brook has 20 years’ experience in the investment banking industry, retiring in 2000 to pursue his own business and consultancy activities. He is presently Chairman of BurgerFuel Worldwide Limited, Trust Investments Management Limited and Generate Investment Management Limited. Mr Brook is also a trustee of the Melanesian Mission Trust Board, a member of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Inc. and a director of several private companies. Mr Brook holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Auckland and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Mark Cross

Mr. Mark Cross is Non-Executive Independent Director of Argosy Property Ltd. Mr Cross has more than 20 years’ experience in investment banking, holding senior positions in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Alongside consulting and private investment activities, he is currently Chairman of Milford Asset Management Limited and MFL Mutual Fund Limited/Superannuation Investments Limited, and a director of Genesis Energy Limited, Z Energy Limited, Triathlon New Zealand Inc. and other private companies. Mr Cross holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Massey University. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Andrew Evans

Mr. Andrew Hardwick Evans is Non-Executive Independent Director of Argosy Property Ltd. Mr Evans has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate and asset management, previously holding executive positions in listed and unlisted real estate investment businesses. He is a director of Vital Healthcare Management Limited, Holmes Group Limited, Holmes GP Fire Limited, Trust Investments Management Limited, Hughes & Cossar Group Holdings Limited and Westbrooke Capital Partners Limited. In addition, Mr Evans is a past national president of the Property Council of New Zealand, a foundation member of the Property Institute of New Zealand, a government appointee to the Land Valuation Tribunal (Waikato No.1) and is a trustee of the Marist Brothers Rugby Charitable Trust. Mr Evans is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and is on the Auckland Branch Committee. He has Bachelor of Business Studies and Master of Business Administration (with distinction) degrees from Massey University and a Graduate Diploma in Finance from The University of Auckland.

Chris Hunter

Mr. Chris Hunter has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Argosy Property Ltd. Mr Hunter has extensive commercial property experience including more than 25 years’ in New Zealand’s construction industry, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of Hawkins Construction and he has recently invested in NZ Strong Group. Over the past 20 years he has been associated with more than $10 billion of developments across the industrial, commercial, retail, residential and infrastructure sectors. Mr Hunter currently has a portfolio of business investments and is active in the property development sector. He is advising a number of publicly listed companies in their property and construction ventures. Mr Hunter is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors, a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Massey University.

Jeff Morrison

Mr. Jeff Morrison has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Argosy Property Ltd. Mr Morrison has 38 years’ of experience as a property lawyer, 29 of them as a commercial property partner at Russell McVeagh, and now practises on his own account. He is a trustee of the Spirit of Adventure and other charitable trusts and holds a number of private company directorships. Mr Morrison is a qualified lawyer with a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of Auckland. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.