Chief Executive Officer
Viv joined PINZ in September 2019. Working in the NGO and private sectors – leadership and people have been the basis of Viv’s career for more years than she chooses to mention. Relationships are key. ‘You have to like people, really like them, genuinely understand them – and treat them well!’
Rebecca van Etten
Chief of Staff
Rebecca is our Community Lead for each of our professional communities. This includes managing our service level and strategic partnership agreements and delivery of our national education programme, which sees her engaged at many levels throughout the organisation.
Chief of Communications and Strategy
With PINZ for nearly five years, Jason’s work touches on most of the organisation’s operations in one way or another. He works closely with our professional communities to get their messages to members and stakeholders, while also providing strategic advice and oversight.
Chief Operating Officer
Scott's role involves oversight of operational delivery of the Institute and creating value strategies, policy development, communication, and implementation to support organisational strategy and membership growth. Branch and Professional Community evolvement, development and growth and stakeholder engagement also sit within Scott’s remit.
Group Financial Controller
Carlos has been a part of the Property Institute team for nearly 13 years, producing all the financial reports for both NZIV and PINZ, branches and committees. He works closely with branches, members and the Institute’s CEO to provide strategic financial advice to the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee, the PINZ Board and the NZIV Council.
Marketing & Brand Manager
It’s Bronwyn’s third year with the National Support Team. As well as being the friendly face of PINZ webinars, she organises the annual national conference. Other projects on the go are developing resources to support branch operations and working on refreshing and evolving the PINZ brand.
Robyn is the Property Institute’s Governance Secretariat and is responsible for preparing the meeting agendas and minutes for the Board, Council and committees, as well as managing the elections process, maintaining the policy repository and producing stats. In her free time, Robyn enjoys hiking and camping with her children and dogs.
Rochelle joined PINZ in February 2020. She is the Membership Secretariat, providing end-to-end support for our membership. Rochelle is the point of contact for all membership requirements, needs, and queries. Rochelle brings a ‘can do’ attitude to everything she does, with a strong ‘members first’ approach.
Administration Secretariat & Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
Catherine joined PINZ in May 2021 as the newly appointed Administration Secretariat & Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer. She offers end to end administration support to the National Support Team and membership. Catherine moved to New Zealand from the UK in 2014. She has a strong background in property having worked in the residential property management industry since 2004.
Dr Gary Garner
NZIV General Secretary
Gary commenced working in this new role in April 2021. As a Registered Valuer, he has worked as a private practitioner, banker, academic and industry consultant. Gary is therefore well qualified to take on the technical side involved in the general day-to-day running of the Institute.