Guy joined Augusta from Quintessential Equity, a wholesale property fund manager based in Melbourne, Australia, where he was General Manager – Development and was responsible for building a diversified development business. Prior to that, he was Development Director – Commercial at the Mirvac Group in Melbourne and has held a range of other management positions at Mirvac Group, Salta Properties and Austcorp Group in Australia. He started his career as an Investment Banking Associate at Macquarie Bank. The appointment marks a return to New Zealand for Guy grew up in Christchurch and obtained property and finance qualifications from Lincoln and Otago Universities.
Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Otago and a background in finance and property in roles with Hendry Hay MacIntosh, Force Corporation Limited and Village Roadshow Australia Pty Limited. Mark formed Augusta Group Limited in 2001 and began property syndication through Augusta Funds Management in 2003. Mark is the largest shareholder in Augusta and is also a director of a number of private companies.