Our Board

Andrew Evans (Chair)

Andrew Evans has over 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate and asset management. Andrew is a Director of Vital Healthcare Limited, Holmes Group Limited, Holmes Fire Limited and Trust Investments Management Limited and has recently retired as a Director of NZX-listed Argosy Property Limited. In addition, Andrew is a past National President of the Property Council of New Zealand, a fellow of the New Zealand Property Institute and a government appointee to the Land Valuation Tribunal. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and is on the Auckland Branch Committee.

Tony Shaw

Tony is the IHC Group chair. He has had a long history with IHC, originally at local level and then at national level. He was reappointed to the IHC Board in September 2019 and elected Chair in February 2020, having previously been on the Board from 1998 to November 2005, and IHC New Zealand President from 2002 to 2005. He is an IHC New Zealand Life Member.

Vicki Buck

Vicki is currently the Chair of the Christchurch City Council’s Innovation and Sustainability Committee and a Director of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd and Otautahi Community Housing Trust. She has wide experience in directorship, education, social housing and in local government, including three terms as Christchurch Mayor (1989–1998).

Ralph Jones

Ralph is the IHC Group Chief Executive, an IHC Board member and a chartered accountant (Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand).

Mark Rowe

Mark was employed as General Manager Corporate Services for IHC for ten years and was a key member of the team who negotiated Accessible Properties’ acquisition of the Tauranga state housing portfolio from the Crown in 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant who was previously employed by Ernst & Young for more than 20 years. Mark has been a Board Member of the Te Hopai Trust since 2007 and on the IHC Group Audit Committee since 2019.

Donald Thompson

Donald is a former Board Chair of IHC New Zealand Incorporated and former President of IHC. He is a retired Oamaru farmer with family business interests in Wanaka.

Martin Udale

Martin has over 35 years’ experience in commercial and residential property development and investment, with a strong understanding and interest in community development. Martin is a Director of the Tamaki Redevelopment Company and Panuku Development Auckland. He is also a director of a number of private companies.