Celebrating our people: PMG staff promotions

As part of our commitment to being an Employer of Choice, we are proud to celebrate the recent promotions within our team for FY25.

These promotions not only highlight individual achievements but also underscore our commitment to career and leadership development, and align with our core values of being genuine, invested and relationship-focused.

Congratulations to the following staff on this well-deserved recognition of your commitment to continuous development, as well as PMG’s growth and success.  ​

Connor Ennis, Senior Funds Analyst

Connor joined PMG in April 2022 as a Funds Analyst, bringing with him a robust background in finance and engineering. A lover of numbers and problem-solving, Connor has a conjoint degree in Chemical and Materials Engineering and Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Auckland.

He started his career as a trader in capital markets in Sydney, Australia, specifically trading stocks and options on the Hong Kong and South Korean markets. This experience honed his numerical aptitude and risk management skills in a high-pressure environment.

After spending three years in Sydney, Connor returned to New Zealand with a keen interest in fund and investment management. He seized the opportunity to join PMG, aiming to apply his hands-on experience to his new role.

Connor is pursuing a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification, with a target completion date of 2025.

Doug Perry, Senior Management Accountant

Doug joined PMG in October 2020, bringing a wealth of experience in accounting and auditing. He holds a Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) from Waikato University and is a Chartered Accountant (CAANZ).

Doug’s career includes roles as an auditor at Audit NZ, an accountant at BDO Tauranga, and a learning and development role at Public Trust, where he developed accounting training for frontline staff. This diverse experience has equipped him with a strong foundation in financial analysis and training.

At PMG, Doug applies his extensive knowledge and skills to support the finance team and manage key day-to-day and monthly accounting processes. His role is pivotal in ensuring accurate financial management and reporting and ensuring key insights to help PMG’s management team make decisions.

Helena van den Berg, Property and Facilities Associate

Helena joined PMG in September 2021, with a strong background in administration and facilities management. She holds a National Diploma in Administration and General Management and a certification in Facilities Planning and Management, both obtained from the University of South Africa.

Her experience includes government-owned facilities management, integrated facilities management, and a brief stint in residential property.

At PMG, Helena manages leasing administration and support, including CPI and rent review implementation, as well as property and lease onboarding. She oversees building and compliance critical dates, contractor compliance management, and supports asset and facilities managers with project management and delivery.

She is also dedicated to sustainability, assisting the Head of Facilities and Sustainability with prioritised initiatives, leading the Toitū carbon certification process and annual audit process, and providing data for monthly board reports. Helena was part of the PMG Facilities team that won two FMANZ awards in 2023 – for Sustainability and Environmental Impact, and Team of the Year.

Helena is dedicated to growing in the fields of facilities management and sustainability, aligning her career with her passions.

Luke Kinney, Investments Manager

Luke joined PMG in October 2021 as a contractor before transitioning to a full-time role in October 2022. Initially working as a Property Analyst, he moved into the Investments team in February 2024 as an Investments Analyst, and now Investments Manager.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance and Economics, from Victoria University of Wellington, and he became a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter holder in 2019.

With nine years of experience in traditional and alternative investment management, Luke’s career includes roles at Nikko Asset Management and Milford Asset Management in New Zealand, and at the global hedge fund, Man Group, in London.

Luke’s responsibilities include assisting with the investment decision-making process, from initial scoping through to settlement. His responsibilities include collating research material and feasibility studies, conducting detailed financial modelling, and leading a robust due diligence process.

Matt White, Head of Asset Management

Matt joined PMG in January 2019 as an Asset Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University, majoring in Valuation and Property Management with a minor in Finance.

Matt leverages his extensive experience to add value to the company’s investments and care for tenants, demonstrating a commitment to excellence in asset management. His background in the building industry, as a qualified carpenter and project foreman, equips him with a deep understanding of property management and project execution.

In his new role, Matt will lead the asset management function at PMG, taking a proactive approach to both project and property management. He brings a valuable combination of theoretical and practical expertise to the role, ensuring tenant satisfaction, leading PMG’s leasing strategy and enhancing the value of our assets on behalf of investors.

Simi Mukherjee, Head of Facilities and Sustainability

Simi joined PMG in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience working for organisations like Hewlett-Packard and Westpac.

Alongside managing a portfolio of multiple commercial buildings, Simi has developed a robust Facilities Management system at PMG.

After completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Administration at Massey University, Simi worked in various roles in Auckland before realising her strong passion for Facilities Management.

Simi was awarded FMANZ Facilities Manager of the Year in 2020 and in 2023 won two awards – Sustainability and Impact award and Facilities Management Team of the Year under her leadership.

Her passion for sustainability has been instrumental in formulating a Sustainability framework and strategy for PMG, and her new role will see her continuing to drive this strategic focus area forward. She takes pride in her interpersonal skills, managing long-term relationships with her clients, team members and service providers.


Learn more about PMG’s people and teams here.

Meet your investor relationships team

With a range of investment funds to suit New Zealanders of all ages and stages, it's easier than you may think to invest. Give one of our knowledgeable pmg Investor Relationships Managers a call for a no-obligation chat, or visit our FAQ page.

Matt McHardy
Matt McHardy

General Manager Investor Relationships

More

Rory Diver
Rory Diver

Investor Relationships Manager

More

Ben Cant
Ben Cant

Investor Relationships Manager

More

Kay Karl
Kay Karl

Investor Relationships Support

More

4 steps to investing with pmg

background Layer 1
1. Reach out

To start investing with PMG, register your contact details via phone or email. Alternatively, make an enquiry via our contact form and we’ll have someone from our Investment Relationships Team meet you.

Watch PMG’s history video to learn more about our approach to commercial property investments, along with the five funds within the company. We encourage you to speak with a friend or family member who knows us, and we also recommend you chat with a Financial Advice Provider for specific advice to suit your unique situation.

Look through our current investment offers to find the right PMG fund to suit you. After downloading, carefully review the associated Product Disclosure Statement(s) for the offer(s) you’re interested in. Investing with us is straightforward – either apply online using our secure and confidential investor portal, via the printable form on each fund page, or reach out to your local PMG office to fill out the relevant paperwork.

Our lines of communication are always open. If you have any questions, reach out to your local PMG Investor Relationships Manager. Whether it’s a general catch up or discussion around the latest developments with your investment, we’re here to help.

Get started today