Advisory Board

Brian Hogan – Chairman
Brian has a background in engineering and has worked in the construction and mining industry in New Zealand and overseas for four decades.  He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration, a Diploma in Engineering and Marketing, etc.  Currently Brian is the CEO of Titan Plant Services (Volvo Construction Equipment Dealers for NZ) and serves on several Boards for companies around New Zealand.

Mark McCarthy
Mark is a highly successful businessman with interests in industries such as engineering, logging, farming, fishing and transportation.  He is most known for his transport company McCarthy Transport, which at its peak involved over 250 trucks and trailers.  Mark has operations in New Zealand, Canada and Australia and is on Boards of several companies, associations and local community groups.

John Newland

John was the former CEO of Farmlands and in his time with this farmer owned cooperative, he raised turnover from $62mil to $350mil.  He also increased membership from 7000 to 22,000 members.  John is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration.  John is an independent Director and is on several Boards throughout the country such as Mission Wines.

Chris Bagley
Chris is an exciting and dynamic person that keeps looking outside the trends to solve problems.  He is currently employed with BNZ as a Senior Partner and has a strong background in the banking and financial sector.  He has had involvement in the construction industry as the General Manager of Kiwi Point Quarry and has strong interests in the construction industry