New Zealand Senior Management

The Savills senior management team is responsible for ensuring our operations, services and standards reflect the values we hold true to.

Paul Craig

Paul Craig
CEO - Australia & New Zealand

Paul Craig was appointed CEO of Savills Australia & New Zealand in early 2016; responsible for overseeing Savills multi-disciplinary capability, from strategic advice and transacting deals to managing assets and projects, across all commercial and residential sectors.

 
 
Brett Kauffman Savills

Brett Kauffman
COO - Australia & New Zealand

Brett joined Savills as the General Counsel in 2012 and was promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer in early 2016. As COO, Brett is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the business in the Australasian region, with a particular focus on financial matters, governance, human resources and IT. Brett’s role is wide and diverse and sees him sit on the Board of Directors for each of Savills entities.

 
 
Tom McAlister

Thomas McAlister
Managing Director - Auckland

Having joined Savills in 2013, Thomas relocated to New Zealand in 2018 to become Managing Director of Savills Auckland where he has day to day responsibilities running the office alongside managing the agency business.

 
 
Jonathan Lyttle

Jonathan Lyttle
Managing Director - Christchurch

Jonathan Lyttle is Managing Director of Savills in Christchurch. His speciality is high value capital transactions, having sold in excess of $100,000,000 worth of commercial investment property over the last 12 months.