APT Board Members

Throughout our business, within our platform, and across our teams, we are committed to making a change within our community.

Warren Chapman FNZIOB

Warren has over 45 year’s experience in the commercial construction, infrastructure, project management and construction and property sectors in New Zealand. He is the Principal at Chapman Consulting Ltd which provides advisory and consultancy services to the wider Construction and Property industries throughout New Zealand refer www.warren@chapmanconsulting.co.nz. Warren was also the National President of the NZ Institute of Building (NZIOB) from 2013 – 2015 and is a fellow of the NZIOB. Warren spent 34 years at Mainzeal Property & Construction Ltd NZ across various senior management roles on many large and complex major projects in most industry sectors throughout New Zealand. His in depth knowledge of the construction and property industry and his significant technical and commercial skills enable him to achieve the best outcomes possible for his clients.

Greg Wright

Greg is the former Executive Officer Methodist Trust Association, the church’s principal investment fund. In addition, he holds several other executive appointments on behalf of the Methodist Connexion. Greg trained as an urban valuer and is a Fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand and recently retired as a registered Property Manager and Property Consultant. He has served as a branch and national councillor of the Property and Land Economy Institute of New Zealand and was national president from 1994 – 1997. Greg’s work is largely involved in the investment, insurance and property sectors.

John Murray

John was Superintendent/Executive Director of the Methodist Mission Northern from February 2007-2016. Prior experiences cover a range of church appointments including Synod Superintendent, Director of Mission Resourcing and various parishes throughout New Zealand. John is a past Chairperson of the Wesley College Trust Board and has served in many community groups – sports, advocacy and political.

David Hunt

David is a retired professional engineer and project manager who specialised in large industrial and transportation projects. Prior to his retirement David specialised in leading teams in the delivery of complex multi-disciplinary construction projects, many involving the implementation of cutting edge technology. David was appointed to the Methodist Mission Northern Board in 2007 and is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee. Other board appointments include the Methodist Trust Association, PACT 2086 Trust and the church’s Investment Advisory board. He is involved in his local community through his membership of Rotary.

Prof Keith Hooper

Keith was formerly Head of Department at AUT University and has recently joined Unitec Institute of Technology where he is Programme Leader for the new Master in Applied Practice. During his tenure at AUT University, Keith introduced and managed Auckland’s first MPA programme. He has produced over 60 ranked journal publications and is the author of several books and professional articles. Keith has taught at universities in the UK, France and China where currently he is an Honorary Professor at Beijing Information Science & Technology University. He holds Masters degrees in history and in accounting and a PhD in accounting. Besides teaching and research, Keith has supervised over 20 successful PhD completions and continues to supervise in his areas of interest such as third sector reporting and the tension between agency and structure in accounting.

Dr Hedy Huang

Hedy is a Lecturer of Accountancy at Massey University specialising in teaching Management Accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She also acts as Supervisor for Master students. Hedy completed her doctoral research in the area of accounting professionalization which looks at the expansion of western professional accounting bodies into emerging markets such as China. She also has a wide range of interests in research issues with current research mainly focused on the professionalization of accountancy, sustainability reporting, and the not-for-profit sector. Hedy publishes in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and reviews research papers for journals. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Melvine Easton

Mel is a Lawyer and a member of the Buddle Findlay property and construction and projects team. Areas of expertise are Construction and Projects, Local Government and Property. He acts for a number of private and public sector clients on construction and property related matters.

Christina van Bohemen FNZIA

Christina van Bohemen is a Registered Architect and is a director of Sills van Bohemen Architects which she established with Aaron Sills in 2001. The practice is known for high quality residential projects and in particular for its work in the urban design field, working primarily for the public sector. This has included town centre masterplanning, strategic plans, urban concept design, feasibility studies around District Plan Changes. Christina was appointed to the Auckland Urban Design Panel in 2010 and has participated in special design review panels for Auckland Council. She began her two year appointment as President of the New Zealand Institute of Architects in May 2016.

Sue McKinnon

Sue is a member of the Henderson Methodist Church, Parish Steward for Waitakere Methodist Parish and chair of the Parish Council. She has worked for IHC since 1985 in a variety of roles, all of which have had some form of involvement with community housing. Most recently, she has been a Regional Service Advisor responsible for the quality and monitoring of services across the Northern Region (Hawkes Bay across to Taranaki and North to Kaitaia). In this role she has worked closely with Accessible Properties, the property arm of IHC which has a portfolio of 1220 properties across the country and is the largest non-government provider of social housing in New Zealand. As an organisation, it is the largest provider of supported living accommodation ranging from 4 or 5 bedroom homes to individual units. Before joining IHC Sue worked as a primary school teacher. As well as a teaching qualification she has a Bachelor of Social Services degree from Auckland University and quality auditing certificate..