About Board & Management


The Board comprises five highly qualified directors based in Auckland, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne, three of whom are independent. Their executive experience includes healthcare, property and finance.

Graham Stuart
Independent Chairman and Member of the Audit Committee
Paul Dalla Lana
Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Andrew Evans
Independent Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Craig Mitchell
Director and Member of the Audit Committee
Dr Michael Stanford AM
Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

Executive Team

NorthWest has over 250 employees globally, including more than 40 real estate professionals in New Zealand and Australia. The Vital Executive Team is made up of property professionals with extensive experience in New Zealand, Australia and beyond.

Aaron Hockly
Fund Manager – Vital
Chris Adams
Executive Director – Projects
Alex Belcastro
Senior Vice President - Medical Precincts
Vanessa Flax
Regional General Counsel ANZ and Company Secretary
Michael Groth
Chief Financial Officer – ANZ Region
Richard Roos
Executive Director – Portfolio


Georgie Huxley
Asset Manager - Australia
Mark Norman
Development Manager – Australia
Lisa Parnell
Financial Controller
Cameron Ramsay
Acquisitions Manager
Drugh Woods
Asset and Development Manager - New Zealand