Nigel Richards

With a professional background in civil engineering, Nigel has over 30 years’ experience in the property development and construction industry in the UK and New Zealand.

Nigel’s most recent role was as the General Manager of McConnell Property. During his time at MPL Nigel led the planning, marketing, funding and physical delivery aspects of some of the company’s largest developments including Highbrook (Auckland) and Titanium (Hamilton) business parks, Ascot Central and the PWC Centre.  In more recent years he charted and led the company through the post GFC environment to deliver a suite of predominantly residential based developments.

Nigel has considerable experience in corporate advisory roles.  He has led or completed real estate assignments for clients such as General Electric, Carter Holt Harvey, AMP, Housing New Zealand, Solid Energy, Manukau City Council and Goldman Sachs JB Were.

“If our team had a theme song it would be Dave Dobbyn’s “Loyal”. I’m proud of how we have earned the respect of each other - and of shareholders and peers in the industry.”

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