Directors & Senior Management


Donald Frederick Hattaway CA, ACIS
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Don is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and has practised as a Chartered Accountant in public practice since 1980. He retired as a Partner in Price Waterhouse in 1996 and has specialised in acting for small or medium sized enterprise
businesses since then often fulfilling the role of finance director for those companies. Don was the Chairman of listed banking software technology company Finzsoft Solutions Ltd. Don is a previous Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Auckland Cricket Association. He has held a previous public company directorship with Cooks Global Foods Ltd as well as directorships with a number of private companies.

Robert Garry Hart LLB (Hons) Waikato University (1998), PG Dip Management
Independent Non-Executive Director

Rob is a director of Waikato law firm Ellice Tanner Hart, who has practised law for 16 years. In this role he has wide experience acting on finance and security related matters involving various tiers of lenders. He also advises clients on governance and insolvency related matters. Rob was previously a director of New Zealand Cricket Incorporated and is currently deputy chair of Balloons Over Waikato Trust which annually stages Waikato’s largest event. Rob is a member of the New Zealand Sports Tribunal and has held directorships with a number of private companies.

Brent Douglas King B.Com., CA, CMA
Executive Director (Managing Director)

Brent was the founder and managing director of Dorchester Pacific Limited, and its subsidiary Dorchester Finance Limited, until he resigned in 2006. During his tenure he built that company from zero to over $480m in assets and returns of 20% per annum for over 10 years. Dorchester Pacific Limited was a public issuer with a registered prospectus for more than fifteen years. During that time Dorchester Pacific Limited and other companies Brent was a director of registered in excess of 100 prospectuses/disclosure documents and companies it sponsored also issued prospectuses. Mr King is a current director of several other New Zealand companies including Investment Research Group Limited (IRG), Equity Investment Advisers Limited and King Capital & Investment Corporation Limited. IRG is an NZX sponsor. Mr King has also held directorships with a number of private companies.

Gregory John Pearce B.Com.
Independent Non-Executive Director

Greg is a lending and credit specialist having held roles with large companies (Telecom and Air New Zealand) and a senior role with Dorchester Finance Limited being General Manager Lending and Credit from 1997 to 2008. Since that time, he has consulted and contracted to receivers in relation to loan recoveries.

Senior Management:




Chief Financial Officer

Victor is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) since 2012. He has over 10 years of post-qualified experience, including several years working in business advisory roles for a chartered accounting firms and other accounting and finance roles for listed and unlisted companies.