Our Team




John McRae B.Com., MBA

As well as an extensive accounting background John has over a decade of CEO and director experience, leading and developing organisations that continue today to be leaders in their industry.


Tamarapa Lloyd
I'm a problem solver who is passionate about the Maori sector and improving Maori outcomes by applying citizen centric design to business challenges.

I have experience in service design, operating model design, large scale programme delivery, strategic planning, feasibility assessments and programme and organisational reviews.


Lee Gray
My passion is to support Māori organisations that have aspirations to grow and prosper for the benefit of their people. The Māori economy is going through growth and with growth comes opportunity and challenges. As a trusted advisor, my clients appreciate the clarity I provide to assist with Investment strategy, commercial decision making, change management and business case development. This clarity provides opportunity to lay the foundations to provide tangible benefits to Iwi, hapu and whanau now and in generations to come.




Consultant / Advisor


Murray Patchell CA (CPP)

With 36 years experience Murray has been responsible for guiding some of the most successsful Maori Land Trusts & Incorporations in the district.  He has a wealth of experience in farming, forestry, property, geothermal and charities sectors. Murray has been a chartered accountant since 1985 and entered public practice when he became a partner in Hulton Patchell Limited, subsequently merged with Deloitte in 2013. He is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Rotorua, a trustee on Geyser Community Foundation and a director of First Sovereign Trust Ltd.


Senior Staff

Martin Kinder - Client Manager

Alex Wilson CA - Client Manager

Joe Brown CA - Client Manager

Carli Ebbett - Manager

Owen Mitai-Wells CA - Manager

Senior Consultants: 


Property Management:

John Powell - Property Manager

Gary Herbert - Assistant Property Manager