Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) – Director
Bryan Thomson was appointed to this board following legislative change that moved REINZ from a compulsory body with responsibility for the real estate industry, including disciplinary matters, to a voluntary body with no licensing or disciplinary responsibilities (these were moved to a crown entity created under new legislation). The board established athe REINZ strategic and financial plan which recognised the new and voluntary nature of the body. This plan coupled with strong board leadership generated almost 100% industry membership and turned a significant loss making entity to profit in 18 months.
Property Page (NZ) Limited – Board Chair and Director
Bryan Thomson is a Director and The Board Chair of Property Page (NZ) Limited – an entity owned by the five largest real estate brands in New Zealand. This entity was established to develop an industry owned web portal for the marketing of property. This portal was merged with an existing portal owned by The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) to create www.realestate.co.nz – New Zealand’s largest dedicated property portal.
www.realestate.co.nz – Director
Bryan Thomson has been a director of New Zealand’s largest dedicated property portal from very soon after establishment and rates this board’s achievement in developing and retaining a successful industry owned portal against significant competition as a very special milestone for all involved. To be involved and see this business go from inception through to being New Zealand’s largest dedicated property portal is something Bryan is very proud to have contributed to.
Bryan is available for a select number of Directorships.
“Bryan’s insights, strategic understanding and unstinting willingness to lend assistance and wise counsel have been invaluable to REINZ. Bryan always makes time when asked to discuss an issue, provide pragmatic and insightful feedback on a question, or simply offer a friendly voice when the going is tough. Bryan does it all with good humour no matter how long the day, and he’s a fantastic asset to our team.“
Dame Rosanne Meo
Chairman, Real Estate Institute of New Zealand