Management Team

APL PROPERTY ROTORUA

JOANNE McCRACKEN

Property Manager/Director:

JOANNE MCCRACKEN: BCom (VPM), FNZIV, FPINZ, Registered Valuer

Joanne completed a Valuation and Property Management Degree from Lincoln University in 1991. After receiving a national scholarship with Valuation New Zealand, she worked with that organisation as valuer until 1993, then for McDowell & Co. Valuers in Rotorua until 1997. Joanne gained PINZ registration in 1995, advanced to Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers in 1997 and was awarded a Fellowship of the institute in 2009. She was the first woman in Rotorua to be awarded this honour. Joanne has wide local authority property portfolio experience gained while working for local authorities in London (1990s) and then as Hamilton City Council Property Portfolio Manager. In 2003 Joanne formed Property Strategies now rebranded as APL Property. Joanne established the Women in Property Network in Rotorua and is an elected member of the Property Management and Asset Council of PINZ.

Contact directly on joanne.mccracken@aplproperty.co.nz

LUKE VAN VELTHOOVEN

Managing Director APL:

LUKE VAN VELTHOOVEN: B.Com (VPM) SNZPI ANZIV

Luke has over 26 years experience in the property industry, spanning local and central government, SOEs, and private companies, with particular expertise in the management and development of corporate property portfolios and project management of significant civic structures and communal portfolios. He undertook a repositioning of the Three Guys Supermarket Chain (now Countdown) for Progressive Enterprises which, with 15 years experience in the building sector, has given him hands-on experience in the construction industry. This, together with extensive knowledge of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, equips him with the unique diversity of skills required for portfolio management and successful project management. Luke has also worked closely with local authorities and iwi during Treaty negotiations and settlement and manages post settlement iwi portfolios. His contribution to Rowing NZ (as interim CEO and current Board member) has coincided with the sport's success on the world stage.

Contact directly on luke.vanvelthooven@aplproperty.co.nz