Instant Finance Limited
P.O. Box 11427, Ellerslie
Level One, Building B
600 Great South Road
Ph (09) 525 3600
Fax (09) 525 3366
Lawrence Margrain Chairman Independent Director
Laurie brings a wealth of senior management and boardroom experience to Instant Finance having held a number of CEO roles with Masport Group and subsequently Skellerup Group both in Australia and New Zealand. He spent seven years as CEO and Managing Director of Criterion Group. Laurie has served on School Boards of Trustees, as Chairman of North Harbour Rugby and as a Director of the Blues Super Rugby Franchise.
He is currently Chairman of Open Country Dairy Ltd., a Director of a number of private companies, is President of the Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern) Inc. and Business New Zealand.
Robert Knox – JP Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee Independent Director
Robert is a retired chartered accountant and was the managing partner of the BDO Auckland office until his retirement in December 2006. His areas of practice included business advisory, valuations, insolvency and general taxation. Robert is currently Director of a number of private companies. He is the Chairman and Trustee of a number of charitable and private trusts.
Graeme Halse LLB (Hons)
Graeme is a founding partner of Epsom Law Firm, Foy & Halse. He is a trustee of many high value family trusts and provides advice to both private and corporate clients. He is a director of a number of small private companies. As a former Auckland rugby representative and member of the New Zealand Barbarians, Graeme is well known in sporting circles and also has interests in the bloodstock industry.
Originally from Dunedin, Roly has been involved with Instant Finance since 1995 and is a minority shareholder. He is a director of a number of companies in the investment, property and tourism areas. Previous roles include General Manager of Movements International and Regional Managing Director of Scotpac International / Crown Relocations. Roly is currently managing director of private investment company RAE Group.
Martyn Levy BA, LL.B, CMInstD
Martyn is a strategist, dealmaker and professional director with experience in building and managing technology businesses, capital raising, governance and divestment. Martyn provides his international client base with strategic and commercial advice as well as origination & execution capabilities for strategic opportunities across the telecommunications, technology, financial services and media sectors.
Prior to forming MilaXAG, Martyn was Head of Strategy & Business Development for challenger mobile network operator 2degrees, and was previously CEO of RoamAD, a Wi-Fi start-up that he sold in 2009 to a US company. Martyn has also worked in the venture capital industry and as a banking & finance lawyer in Moscow and Auckland. Martyn is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.
Peter Mitchell Alternate for Graeme Halse
Peter has been a Director and shareholder of Instant Finance since 1991. He previously managed Marua Trading Co which specialised in earthmoving, trading surplus goods and later, the recreation and entertainment industries. With a keen interest in the bloodstock industry, he is widely known as the owner of champion thoroughbred Bonecrusher.
Nigel Nausbaum, Alternate for Martyn Levy
Nigel is the founder of Instant Finance, with family interests holding the majority of the shares in the Company. Nigel has worked in the finance industry in New Zealand and Australia since 1963 and in 1971 founded the first company in the Instant Finance group. Nigel has an in-depth understanding of the industry and was the Managing Director of the Company until the end of 2002, when he took up the position of Chairman of the Board.
Peter W Fitzsimmons OBE
Peter is a professional director and provides advisory services to a range of companies and organisations together with acting as Trustee of a number of private and charitable trusts. He has served as a director of many public listed and private companies including; MetLife Group Limited, Newmarket Property Trust, At Work Insurance Limited, National Mail Limited, Metlifecare Limited, ING Life (NZ) Limited, ING Real Living Limited, Counties Power Limited, Workforce Development Limited and Triplejump Limited.
Peter maintains a wide range of community and sporting interests. He is currently a Trustee and Chairman of the Apprenticeship Training Trust, Patron of Triathlon New Zealand and Patron of the Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service.
Richard de Lautour Chief Executive
Grant Atkinson General Manager, Operations
Key External Relationships and Professional Advisers
188 Quay Street
Westpac New Zealand Limited
Financial Services Federation Inc
90 The Terrace
Disputes Resolution Scheme
The Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman
Level 8, Shamrock House
79 – 81 Molesworth Street
Crengle Shreves & Ratner
Morrison Kent House
105 The Terrace
Takapuna Finance Centre
159 Hurstmere Road
Trustee for Warehouse A Trust
Vero Centre, Level 7,
48 Shortland Street