Investment Sub-Committee

Geoff Bailey – B.Com,

Geoff is a retired Chartered Accountant, and was a partner in chartered accountancy practices from 1975 until retirement in 2014. He has been a member of the Christchurch Diocese Management and Finance Board since 1991 and is currently the Chairman of this Board. Geoff is also the Chairman of the Investment Sub Committee.

Rob Farrell – M.Com

Rob is the Chairman of the Catholic Development Fund and is a partner in private equity firm Box 112. Rob’s background has predominantly been in investment banking spending 12 years in the industry predominantly in Europe. Either side of that Rob has had experience in the commercial property sector and as the managing director of a large construction group. Rob is married to Nicola, has three boys and lives in Ilam, Christchurch. He holds a master’s degree in finance, a commerce degree in property and an NZX diploma. Rob is also a member of the Investment Sub Committee.

Sara O’Connor AFA, NZX Associate Advisor, BCM, METI

Sara O’Connor is an Authorised Financial Advisor (AFA) and joined Craigs Investment Partners in October 2006. Sara holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce and Management, Lincoln University (2000) and Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011). She is also a NZX Associate Adviser. Sara joined the Investment Sub Committee in 2016 and is a member of the Christchurch Diocese Management and Finance Board.