Peter Harrison, General Manager

Peter came to Midlands Mortgage Trust in 2004 with a strong background in commercial management.  He has since guided the Fund through a global financial crisis and a major regulatory restructure of the New Zealand finance sector.  A South African qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years senior management experience in Zimbabwe, he immigrated to New Zealand in 2002 and now lives in Havelock North.  Peter is a keen sailor and enjoys tennis, golf and skiing.

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Mobile: 027 435 6191

Doug Bailey, Commercial Manager

Doug comes to Midlands Mortgage Trust from a background of audit and assurance, business analysis and commercial management.  As a Chartered Accountant specialising in audit, he worked with financial advisors and financial institutions including credit unions, building societies and friendly societies.  Doug grew up on a Southern Hawke’s Bay farm and subsequently on a family orchard south of Hastings.  He has been back in Hawke’s Bay for over two decades and has two children born here.  Doug is a Justice of the Peace and is involved in jujitsu at local, national and international levels.

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Mobile: 027 224 1358

Tony Brooker, Lending Manager

After 40 years working for Westpac Bank, Tony retired from banking but missed it so much he returned becoming with his involvement with Midlands Mortgage Trust. A business banking manager for 14 years, Tony also managed both Westpac’s Hastings and Napier branches.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role, which includes analysis of loan applications and sitting on the loans committee.   A proud Cantabrian, Tony and family moved to Hawke’s Bay in 1983 and now lives in Napier.  In his spare time, he enjoys tramping in the hills and spending time with family and friends.

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Anne Hunter, Senior Loans Administrator

Anne has been with Midlands Mortgage Trust since 2004.  She holds a NZ Law Society Legal Executive diploma and is responsible for lending administration and investment processing.  Anne has two daughters and lives in Taradale. In her spare time, she enjoys netball and family activities.

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Wendy Spencer, Administration

When Wendy joined Midlands Mortgage Trust in 2004, she came with over 25 years’ experience in the banking and finance sectors. At Midlands, Wendy manages investments, provides financial reporting and oversees the day-to-day running of the office.  Born and bred in Central Hawke’s Bay, Wendy now lives in Havelock North. Outside of work she enjoys garden design, time with family, and the Hawke’s Bay lifestyle.

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