Adam Binns

NZIV President

Adam Binns BSc (Hons) MRICS ANZIV SPINZ, Registered Valuer, Chartered Valuation Surveyor, Director of Adam Binns Commercial Limited. Adam has worked in the property profession since leaving school in 1988 and has experience in a wide range of areas including:

Valuation; Consultancy; Property investment; Lease management; Property disposal / acquisition; Property portfolio / asset management

Adam is fully qualified to undertake property valuations in New Zealand and the UK, and has international property advisory experience having previously worked for two global property consultancies as well as previously being the Investment Property Portfolio Manager for Dunedin City Council. Adam a New Zealand Institute of Valuers Councillor, a member of the Property Institute of New Zealand Board and is the Chairman of the Otago Branch of the Property Institute of New Zealand.

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m:021 121 4611

Robert Boyd

NZIV Vice President

Rob Boyd is a Registered Valuer who commenced valuing in late 2004 in the greater Whanganui District. He completed a Batchelor of Business Studies (Valuation and Property Management) at Massey University, where he was also conferred as a Massey Scholar. Since 2004 Rob has worked both in the valuation and insurance professions, with considerable time spent in Christchurch following the Canterbury earthquakes assisting with complex commercial and residential losses. He currently has his own practice in Whanganui. Rob currently sits on the New Zealand Institute of Valuers council. He is also a member of the Property Institute of New Zealand (PINZ) and is a past Branch PINZ Chair. Professionally he has experience in residential & lifestyle valuations, commercial valuations, and insurance valuations.

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m:0274 491006

Matthew Snelgrove

NZIV Vice President

Matt is the Director of Colliers International Valuation and Advisory Services based in Hamilton, covering the wider Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions.

With 25 years of experience in the Waikato property sector, Matt's field of expertise includes; commercial, industrial, and specialised assets such as development land, service stations, childcare centres and telecommunication sites. He represents a wide range of clients encompassing private investors, corporate and government entities, along with a wide range of developers. Matt is married with two teenage children and in his spare time enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and watching cricket and rugby.

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m:021 3555 97

Jeffrey Alexander

NZIV Immediate Past President (observer)

After completing a Bachelor of Property at the University of Auckland, Jeff gained valuable industry experience in Property Management at Dilworth Trust Board and also in Auckland as a real estate broker for both residential and commercial property. Jeff is currently a Councillor for the New Zealand Institute of Valuers, past Branch Chair of PINZ and is an Associate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers. He has particular experience in compensation matters, residential subdivision development, commercial and industrial valuations and high value residential/lifestyle properties.

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m:021 638 252

Blue Hancock

NZIV Council Member

A rural valuer specialising in Rural, Horticultural, Forestry and Maori land issues. 33 years experience throughout New Zealand in forestland, dairy, pastoral and lifestyle valuations. My areas of expertise include Compensation valuations, Maori land issues, Lessee and lessor interest valuations and Treaty of Waitangi claims. Blue has been an arbitrator for a number of private arbitrations. Currently based in Nelson he provides property advice to clients throughout New Zealand.

Contact J L (Blue)

m:027 544 6611

Andrew White

NZIV Council Member

Andrew is a senior Registered Valuer in Hawkes Bay specialising in the Commercial and Industrial sectors, with particular specialisation in compensation valuations, childcare centres and block residential development land. Andrew has been a practising Valuer since 2000; and is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and Property Institute of New Zealand. Andrew is the former chair of the Hawkes Bay branch; and is the director of My Valuer Limited which commenced in March 2010, a small practise of four Valuers in Hawkes Bay.

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m:027 578 9630

Philip White

NZIV Council Member

Phil has over 25 years of experience in valuation. Since 2004, he has been a director and shareholder at TelferYoung (Auckland) Limited. He has a wide knowledge of both residential and commercial/industrial property including valuations for rental, market value, matrimonial settlements, compensation, litigation, peer reviews, asset and insurance.

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m:0274 44 58 58

Peter Ward

NZIV Council Member

Peter has over 50 years of experience in the property industry including commercial industrial and residential property, 25 years exclusively as a Valuer, and 25 years mixture of valuer, commercial real estate agent and consultant. He has served as a branch committee member and Disciplinary Panel member of REINZ, Past President of Wellington Real Estate Institute while also serving on several other committees over the years.

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m:021 430 201

Heather Beard

NZIV Council Member

Heather joined Colliers International Queenstown in May 2014 as a valuer, becoming registered in 2017. Heather’s main responsibilities involve the completion of Current Market Valuations, Rental assessments, and Insurance Valuations of commercial and industrial properties throughout the Queenstown region. As well as Managed apartments, tourist accommodation properties, lifestyle and residential.

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m:021 109 5502

Bradley Sworn

NZIV Council Member

Brad has been with TelferYoung since 2013. He began in the residential team and got registered in 2015. He is now involved in the commercial team and completes a wide variety of work including Rental, Market, and Insurance valuation advice on a wide range of Commercial and Industrial properties in Whangarei and the Far North District. He is also an expert in ground leases including on Maori Land.

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m:021 027 99761

Hayden Doody

NZIV Council Member

Hayden has prepared valuations and acted in an advisory capacity for a wide range of local and national commercial entities, lending institutions, local and central Government, and publicly listed companies. Other assessments have been completed for secured lending, rent review, insurance, financial reporting, pre-loss indemnity valuations, pre-purchase/sale, feasibility, ownership interest assessments under the Unit Titles Act 2010, assessments for depreciation purposes, and compensation.He was appointed a Crown Valuer for property to be acquired by CERA for the key Anchor Projects in Christchurch’s CBD as part of the Recovery Plan. Hayden is the National Director of Commercial valuations at TelferYoung and regularly manages the efficient delivery of portfolio valuations of both government and privately owned assets. He also has involvement in research assignments and market analysis and has constructed a bespoke automated valuation model for TelferYoung.

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m:027 556 3223

Neill Sullivan


Neill Sullivan is the Valuer-General, located in the Wellington office of Land Information New Zealand. He has been a registered valuer since 1983 and has worked in a variety of private and government roles in New Zealand and abroad. The Valuer-General is primarily responsible for regulation of the rating valuations system, chairing the Valuers Registration Board and is also member of the NZIV Council in accordance with the Valuers Act 1948.

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m:027 230 5883

Jessica Allan

NZIV Future Leader (observer)

Jessica is a Graduate Valuer. She has worked at BPL Group since 2019. Her roles include valuations of residential, lifestyle, and commercial properties; in conjunction with a Registered Valuer.

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