Martin Sawyers

Martin graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1990. After graduating he spent 17 years in private practice with a large focus being residential and rural conveyancing. He has extensive governance experience in both the private and public sectors and was Mayor of the Buller District Council between 2004 and 2007. He commenced practising in the public sector continue reading →

Allan Pease

Allan Pease researches and studies the psychology of selling, relationships and human communication. He teaches simple, field-tested skills and techniques that get results. And he delivers his message in a humorous way, which motivates people to want to use these ideas immediately. Allan takes you through powerful communication techniques and teaches you how to decode other people’s behaviour – continue reading →

Jason Andrew

Jason Andrew is one of the most respected and sought after auctioneers, speakers and real estate trainers in the Australasian real estate industry today. His energy and enthusiasm is contagious and a trademark of his business. Jason launched his namesake business in 2008. Quickly growing in size and reputation, the team at the Jason Andrew Group now calls over 2000 auctions continue reading →

Chris Pescott

Chris is the founder and CEO of Market Research Company Perceptive Research. Perceptive Research works with over 300 clients throughout New Zealand & Australia, providing research and delivering their bespoke customer experience software platform Customer Monitor. In 2009 Chris was named a finalist in the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. That same year Perceptive Research was named continue reading →

Carey Smith

Becoming involved in the real estate industry at the age of 17, Carey has spent his time predominantly with the Ray White Group as a salesperson, franchise owner, development manager and since 1997 as the Chief Executive of New Zealand operations.  In recent times he has also taken responsibility for the growth of the Ray continue reading →

Julie Ryan

Julie has had many successful years in the real estate industry and has been engaged by independent, national and international brands to deliver their performance training and also to consult as a mentor and business adviser at all levels within agency. Julie is a ‘hands on’ real estate agent who has been involved in almost continue reading →

Zac Snelling

During his time as a property manager for Pat Taylor Realty Ltd (Ray White Epsom), Zac was in 2008 awarded the Property Manager of the Year Award as well as the No.3 Rookie of the Year whilst also achieving Premier status in both 2008 & 2009 . Zac then took on a role at the Ellerslie continue reading →

Jimi Hunt

Jimi Hunt is a man who has done a lot and been through a lot. As a way to deal with his debilitating depression he decided to go on a crazy adventure and Lilo the entire length of the Waikato river. That adventure spawned a documentary, book and most importantly, a charity called Live More continue reading →

Diane Nelson

Diane’s passion for property management grew through her own experience of running a successful property management division in Northland for more than 13 years. First starting out as a rookie in 1993 with no formal training on how to do the job, Diane found ‘a way’ to get educated. She attended information events with other continue reading →

Gerri Keays

Gerri heads up Apmasphere’s Learning & Development program. Prior to that role she pioneered the daily online Property Management training program in the Ray White network. Gerri’s view of Property Management is business focused with an emphasis on best practice, risk management and profit. The integration of Sales and Property Management is one of Gerri’s continue reading →

Vesna Wells

Vesna is an energetic, motivated and dynamic individual having demonstrated in the private and public sector excellence in leading strategy, change management, compliance and the development of new opportunities. Having been CEO of one of the largest property management and body corporate companies in the Lower North Island of New Zealand and prior to that continue reading →

Hayden Broadbelt

Born and bred in Christchurch, the lure of business opportunities and a warmer climate brought Hayden to the bright lights of Auckland over 5 years ago. Hayden has enjoyed a background of senior management in both retail and real estate throughout his years. On the latter, Hayden trained to become an Auctioneer in Christchurch upon entering the real estate industry. He soon found his continue reading →