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Craig Haycock

Managing Director

“I admire our team’s alignment of values and their unwavering commitment to our clients.”


David McConnell


“All our team have a ready wit, an instinct for great partnerships and the understanding of what vision can achieve when you keep at it faithfully.”


Tony McKee

Project Director

“What I like about the McConnell philosophy is there is a genuine commitment to delivering great outcomes for all partners and stakeholders. This takes skill, energy and persistence”


Treena Paterson

Commercial Manager

“We’re happy to engage early and partner. We are skilled at aligning all interests so everyone gets a great outcome.”


Kate Guy

Senior Development Manager

“I appreciate the team’s straight up, no surprises approach. We hold to our values and that enables us to deliver quality development solutions.”


Corey Penney

Development Manager and Financial Analyst

“We're commercial, highly calculated and have consistently delivered profitable, enduring property outcomes for all kinds of stakeholders.”


Tony Walsh

Marketing Head

“It’s great to work at a place where the product consistently delivers on the promise of the marketing.”


Nigel Richards


“What I’m most proud of is the respect the team engenders – from their peers, stakeholders and most importantly each other.”


Brenda Armstrong

Executive Assistant

“There’s a real satisfaction in being part of such a passionate and hard-working team of professionals.”

Meet the team

Jim Boult


Chairman, Jim Boult is a man of many hats, which makes him invaluable in governance. Many know Jim as the Mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Craig Haycock

Managing Director

Craig has a wealth of experience in development, management and funding, gained during his extensive career throughout NZ and the UK.

Nick den Heijer


Nick has been involved with the McConnell Properties team since early 2000, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the board.

Mike Wardle


Mike is an accomplished CFO with extensive international experience in the construction and property development sectors.

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.


Our team

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