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Meet the Team

Alan Thorp

 HFHNZ – Group C.E.O

  Joining Habitat in 2007 Alan has held positions as the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Deputy CEO, and National Director. Alan is a Chartered Accountant and has a master’s degree in Theology from Regent College in Vancouver. He is passionate about leading Habitat’s mission of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

National Managers


Mahinda Herath
Chief Financial Officer

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Jamila Homayun

Head of International Programmes

Val Hayes

National Communications Manager

Regional Leaders


Conrad LaPointe

C.E.O

Northern Region

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Nic Greene

C.E.O

Central Region

Nick Clarke

General Manager

Nelson

Stephen Roach

General Manager

Christchurch

Ben Ross

General Manager

Dunedin

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Paul Searancke

General Manager

Invercargill

Malcolm Pearce

Board Chairman

Taranaki

Rachell Mio

Director

Eastern Bay of Plenty

Chairman of the National Board


Glen Cornelius

Chairman of the Board

Glen is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Fellow of Engineering NZ and a Chartered Director. Glen is currently the Managing Director of Harrison Grierson, a professional engineering services firm.  

Glen was appointed as the Chairman of the Habitat for Humanity New Zealand board in 2018.  Being part of Habitat reminds me every day about the important work engineers do helping to shape a better future for people.”

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