Team | RAWA Strategic Property Partners
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With a wealth of experience and knowledge, our people stand out with their dedication, integrity and expertise


BCom (VPM)




As founding Director, Dougal has 20 years in the project and property industry leading teams across multiple markets. His blend of practical approach and industry experience provides highly effective solutions.


Dougal leads business development at RAWA and is the licence holder of the RAWA real estate agency business.  He specialises in strategic direction, comms and relationship management, background design, construction, development, and …

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project and management.  He also has particular interest and experience in affordable and mixed-use housing.


Before founding RAWA Dougal owned his own property advisory business. He’s consulted on Public Works Act transactions and assisted Government agencies to acquire land throughout Auckland. He also co-managed the roll-out of cable television in parts of the region.


He’s managed commercial and residential developments, leaky building issues, and given senior advice to a wide range of clients from local businesses and high net-worth investors to large multi-nationals and Government agencies.


Dougal holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Valuation and Property Management) from Lincoln University and is a licenced member of the REAA.


He and his wife Sally have two girls. They like to spend time at Rakino Island, where Dougal has built his own bach from shipping containers.




BBS Val, Dip Bus Studies




Jeremy is a specialist in project management, master planning, and strategic advice. His decades of cross-industry experience have made him intimately familiar with the needs of private and institutional clients.


As a co-founder & Director of Rawa for 8 years, Jeremy leads project implementation and delivery.


Before establishing RAWA, Jeremy was a Property Manager, Research Analyst, and Registered Valuer at

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Bayleys. He’s also been a Development Manager, and Sales & Acquisitions Manager at Trans Tasman Properties prior to spending a number of years as owner and operator of a private property advisory company.


Jeremy has an in-depth knowledge of both the Auckland and Christchurch markets and has experience in most other areas of New Zealand. He delivers turn-key solutions to owner-occupiers and tenants.


Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Valuation & Property Management) and a Diploma of Business Studies from Massey University and has practiced as a Registered Valuer.


Married with three children, family values are high on Jeremy’s list.  As such, he’s been a community elected Trustee on the Remuera Primary School Board of Trustees for two terms, taking care of the school property portfolio.  He also loves participating in off-road adventure events, and he cycles and swims so he can keep up with his kids.






B Agr Sc, PG Dip Bus (Finance), F FINSIA




Craig brings over 25 years of experience in leadership, banking, property finance, and funds management.


At RAWA he leads the finance and investment functions and brings key inputs to strategy, business development, and governance.


Prior to joining RAWA Craig held the roles of Executive General Manager- BNZ Partners, Head of Property Finance at BNZ, and General Manager

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Wealth and Insurance at ASB.


During his broad career across the NZ and UK markets, Craig has acquired extensive experience across large business and property portfolios.  He has an expert knowledge in delivering to multiple stakeholders across the public, private, government, and iwi sectors.


Craig holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Valuation and Management) from Massey, and Post Graduate Diploma in Business (Finance).  He is a member of the Institute of Directors, Fellow of FINSIA, and has studied executive leadership at INSEAD.


Through his wide experience he’s recognised that enabling financial education and opportunities to acquire wealth—including property—is core to sustaining social outcomes.


Craig is married to Kim, has 3 teenage children, and has been a committee member and coach for Grammar Rugby. Outside of work he spends much of his spare time supporting kid’s sports events or out on the water.



the experience advantage

Our experience and networks across business, property, and financing sectors are extensive and we use these to deliver results.