The People




Matt Currie
Chief Executive - Auckland

Matt's principal skill set is in undertaking capital raising work, with a particular focus on property finance. Having worked in banking and corporate finance for over 20 years his experience includes working for trading banks, finance and investment companies in both New Zealand and the UK. Matt has a background in corporate advisory and consultancy and brings an innovative and commercial approach to projects.

M: 021 869 257


Fiona Foster  
Chief Financial Officer - Auckland

A Chartered Accountant with over 20 years experience in accounting and finance, Fiona has worked at large multinationals in industries such as Oil and Gas,  IT and Telecoms both in the UK and NZ. As well as the traditional finance roles, she has also held more commercial positions such as performance management and investment appraisal.

M: 021 907 820









Elmarie Andrews
Office Manager & Administrator - Auckland

As an accomplished Executive Assistant offering over 15 years' experience in office management, HR, accounting and procurement; Elmarie is dedicated to making the lives of busy executives easier. She has the ability to wear many different hats through offering multi-disciplinary support. With her strong business acumen, she effectively bridges the gap between Executive objectives and office support. 

M: 021 109 2407


Cliff Arms
General Manager - Auckland

Cliff is a senior manager with vast experience in property development and construction. Cliff has a broad background in projects including development management, project management and construction management, together with proven business management expertise. Cliff has a strong technical background including BE (Civil) First Class Honours, and a depth of experience gained in U.K., Singapore and New Zealand.

M: 021 716 287



Franswa Janssen
Development Manager - Auckland

Franswa is an experienced PMP delivering high-value projects to time, quality and budget. He offers versatile skills and proficiency in Project Management and is a problem solver who readily adapts to change and constantly exceeds expectations. Franswa prides himself on being able to juggle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.

M: 021 854 055


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Shane Albrecht
Development Manager - Auckland

Originally qualified as a quantity surveyor, Shane has over 20 years experience in the construction and property development industry. He has worked on a wide variety of commercial, industrial and residential projects. Shane’s background has provided him with the necessary skills to run property developments from early inception and feasibility stages through to completion, with particular emphasis on cost control and time management. Shane also has experience in marketing, leasing and sales of completed or proposed development projects.

M: 021 742 631



James D'Anvers
Development Manager - Auckland

James has 15 years experience managing the entire lifecycle of residential and commercial property development and construction. With a strong interest in design, his broad experience has equipped him with the ability to address challenging and unique projects; from site selection and feasibility, through to successful delivery, marketing and disposal. He also carries experience in commercial property leasing and asset management.

M: 021 892 278



Mark Taylor 
Development Manager - Auckland

Combining a Civil Engineering degree and over 20 years experience, Mark brings extensive experience in civil construction, infrastructure, railways, commercial developments and more recently industrial plant expansion. Mark has managed projects from inception, through feasibility and design development to construction delivery management. He is able to adapt across a projects individual requirements and can manage multi disciplinary projects across time, cost, quality and safety performance targets.

M: 021 716 391



Jeremy Fry
Assistant Development Manager - Auckland

A Geography graduate, Jeremy has a practical and innovative approach to project management and support, bringing together skills gained working in a range of industries that includes banking, event management and mining in remote Western Australia. He is focused on building lasting and productive relationships within communities to ensure a positive outcome for all stakeholders.  

M: 027 520 7776


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Leong Choo
Assistant Development Manager - Auckland

With an architectural career extending from high density apartment complexes to smaller scale residential developments, Leong offers a critical eye to design management to ensure a fluid progression of projects from conception through to completion. His familiarity with the construction process allows Leong to effectively communicate and provide high quality deliverables in a timely manner.

M: 021 718 063




Rob Churcher
Associate Director - Christchurch

Rob has a broad technical knowledge across infrastructure engineering, master planning, project management and property development.  Over the past year Rob has provided strategic advice to Kathmandu, Canterbury Tennis, AgResearch, Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, the Ministry of Education and many other organisations. Rob has strong communication and people skills developed through working as a consultant for more than 25 years.

M: 029 200 7557




Michael McCarroll
Development Manager - Christchurch

Michael has a Commerce degree in Marketing & Management and a Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation. Michael has experience managing key commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects for private and government organisations. Michael has experience with clients including the Christchurch City Council, New Zealand Defence Force and Network Waitaki. Over the past two years, Michael has developed his development management skills including stakeholders management, construction and programme monitoring, procurement and financial reporting.

M: 027 860 7128



Tyler Langley
Development Manager - Christchurch

With knowledge in quantity surveying and construction management, as well as trade background, Tyler brings technical and on-site experience to the Christchurch team. He is currently based at Burnham Military Camp working on Defence Estate and Infrastructure projects. Tyler has a strong interest in Heritage projects; he has recently completed the refurbishment and seismic strengthening of All Saints Garrison Church, a category 2 heritage building completed in 1860.
Prior to joining the team at Arcus, Tyler worked as a Project Manager on residential rebuilds (Canterbury Recovery Project) and as a Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager on Commercial Interiors. Tyler has a Diploma in Construction Management, a Diploma in Quantity Surveying and is currently working towards PMI certification.

M: 027 406 3023