Board of Directors

Tony Sewell

Chairman, Non-Executive Independent Director

Tony joined the NPT Board as a non-executive, independent director in August 2016, and became Chairman in March 2017.

He has deep sector knowledge and experience in growing property investment companies, including a 21 year career as Chief Executive of Ngai Tahu Property where shareholder equity grew from $50million to $600 million.

Tony is a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors and holds a number of governance positions including Chairman of Business New Zealand, Deputy Chairman of Hanmer Springs Hot Pools and Spa, Director of Tama Asset Holding Company, Director of Challenge Steel Limited, Director of Shopping Centre Investments Limited , Board Member of The Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce and a Trustee of the Maia Foundation.

Carol Campbell

Carol Campbell

Non-Executive Independent Director

Carol Campbell joined the Board of NPT in May 2015. Carol is a chartered accountant and a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Carol is also a Director of The Business Advisory Group, a chartered accountancy practice, where she advises privately owned businesses.

Prior to that, Carol was a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years. Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient Board governance. Carol holds a number of directorships across a broad spectrum of companies, including Turners & Growers, Kiwibank and New Zealand Post where she is also Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Carol is Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities in New Zealand.

Jim Sherwin

Jim Sherwin

Non-Executive Independent Director

Jim Sherwin joined the National Property Trust Board in March 2007 and was Chairman from April 2010 until the Trust was corporatised on 1 April 2011. A Chartered Accountant, Jim is the former Managing Partner of Crowe Horwarth (formerly Sherwin Chan and Walshe and WHK), a Wellington-based accounting firm he established in 1984.

Jim is Chairman of Nees Hardware and Building Supplies Limited (Mega Mitre 10), and Preston Corp Limited.  He is also a director of Cuthbert Stewart Limited, Energy Solution Providers Limited and past Chairman of Te Omanga Hospice. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and acts as a strategic adviser to the motor industry and retailing sector.