Our Foundations, Our Future
Our team is made up of highly experienced individuals, driven by the opportunity to build businesses and create change.
Justin WybornChief Executive Officer
With over 20 years’ experience in the property industry, Justin has a passion for the dynamic nature of the market. Managing Director of Vantage Group since in the mid 1990s, Justin has built an impressive investment portfolio. With responsibility for identifying the strategic asset purchases within the company, he has invaluable knowledge of the ever-changing property market. Justin has a particular skill in being to able to find and evaluate unique investment opportunities quickly, then apply exceptional creativity to add value.
His broader experience on a number of high calibre property boards has ensured he is well versed in setting strategic investment objectives and providing investment advice over a wide variety of investment classes.
Andrew ReedGeneral Manager
Andrew is responsible for building a portfolio of direct real estate investments, joint venture partnerships and equity underwrites.
After completing a double degree in law and commerce at the University of Canterbury, Andrew has worked in the property industry fot over 15 years. His previous roles have been fund manager for GPT Group in London and as international director of capital markets for Colliers International in both Sydney and Auckland where he was involved in over $2 billion of transactions.
David ClarkChief Financial Officer
David is responsible for the governance of the group’s financial reporting framework, processes and controls. David brings broad financial and commercial accounting experience gained from various managerial roles in property, finance, telecommunications, dairy, retail and FMCG industries in Auckland and London. David holds a double degree in Business Studies and Science and is also a Certified Internal Auditor.
Callum BakkerDevelopment Manager
Callum studied business and design at AUT and subsequently spent many years as a Project Manager at a leading New Zealand construction company, tasked with the delivery of the companies most technical developments across the country. Callum will lead the delivery and planning of all Wyborn Capital refurbishment and development projects.
Vicky WilliamsGroup Accountant
Samantha MilneAsset Manager
Samantha is responsible for undertaking due diligence on all acquisitions, the day-to-day running of the property portfolio, managing refurbishment/redevelopment projects, strategic asset management across the long-hold portfolios and undertaking all lease event negotiations.
Prior to joining Wyborn Capital, Samantha was a member of the Colliers International Capital Markets team. From 2013 – 2017 the team was directly involved in over $2 billion of transactions across the New Zealand market in the office, retail and industrial sectors.
Samantha holds a double degree in Commerce and Property and is also a licensed real estate salesperson.
Jane McMillanExecutive Assistant
Jane is responsible for the day to day running of the office as well as providing in-house support to the to the team.
Starting her career in the property industry, Jane was previously in the communications industry, supporting a former statesman. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, specialising in marketing.
Simon van VelthoovenProject Manager
Simon joins Wyborn Capital as our new Project Manager. Simon comes from a family with a strong background in property and has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Valuation at Massey University. He is a leading NZ sportsman, with a decorated history including Olympic and Commonwealth medals and is a current Team New Zealand grinder.
Jessie LovrichProperty Manager
Jessie is responsible for property management where her main focus is on the day-to-day running of all the properties and working with tenants and contractors across the portfolio.
Jessie studied a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland. Prior to joining at Wyborn Capital, Jessie was a member of the Robt. Jones Holdings team, acting as a Facilities Manager where she as responsible for the running of some of their key properties such as the SAP Tower, 151 Queen Street.