I am available and often speak at events that focus on housing and property issues, particularly those that consider discipline expertise from economics, geography and planning. Feel free to get in touch to discuss my involvement as a guest speaker. Recent contributions include:


Guest Speaker – Property Institute New Zealand – Annual Conference. ‘Housing Affordability – Don’t Dream It’s Over’ .Online. June 2022

Guest Speaker – Planning Institute New Zealand – Planning Seminar, Massey University. ‘The Economics of Property and Planning: An Overview’. Online. May 2022

Guest Speaker – Financial Services Council – ‘Are reverse mortgages a solution to our retirement housing crisis?’ Online. November 2021

Host and Chair – Property Foundation Webinar – Can ‘PropTech’ increase property returns in a Covid world? September 2021

Guest Speaker – The Massey-PINZ Property Seminar. Online. August 2021

Guest Speaker – AHDIS (Affordable Housing Development and Investment Summit). Auckland, New Zealand. August 2021

Keynote Speaker – Regenerate Property Management Conference – ‘Key Themes in Housing Research from an International and Domestic Perspective’. Queenstown, New Zealand, March 2021

Host and Chair – Property Foundation Webinar –  ‘Housing Infrastructure Finance’. February 2021

Discussant- The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat), the University College of London (UCL) “Urban MAESTRO” (www.urbanmaestro.org), which is exploring innovative governance modalities for urban design in European cities. November 2020

Host – Property Foundation Webinar –  ‘How Property Pivots in a Covid-19 World. June 2020

Guest Speaker – Big Issues in Business, Massey University, ‘Affordability and Build to Rent’, New Zealand, September 2019

Host – Property Foundation Seminar – Auckland, New Zealand, August 2019

Host – Property Foundation Seminar – Wellington, November 2018

Host – Property Foundation Launch – Auckland, October 2018

Chairperson and Host – AHDS (Affordable Housing Development Summit). Auckland, New Zealand. August 2018

Panel Speaker – ERES (European Real Estate Society). Reading, United Kingdom, June 2018

Guest Speaker – UTS (University of Technology Sydney), Sydney, Australia, June, 2018

Guest Speaker – Developers Forum – Hamilton, New Zealand, February 2018

Guest Speaker – Housing Economics in New Zealand (Delegation from Denmark) – Wellington, New Zealand, February 2018

Opening Speaker – NZPIF (New Zealand Property Investors Federation) – Napier, New Zealand, October 2017

Guest Speaker – PINZ (Property Institute New Zealand) – Palmerston North, New Zealand, August 2017.

Guest Speaker – LEANZ (Law and Economics Association New Zealand) – Wellington, New Zealand. August 2017.

Guest Speaker – Delft University, The Netherlands. July 2017.

Guest Speaker – JBA Urban Consultancy, Sydney, Australia. January 2017

Guest Speaker – De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. February 2016

Discussant – UN (United Nations) Habitat III Input to – GAP (General Assembly of Partners) PCG (Partner Constituent Groups) EAROPH (Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements) for the memorandum ‘Municipal Finances’ within policy area Urban Framework. November 2015

Guest Speaker – University of Westminster (Highbury Group). – London, United Kingdom, March 2015

Guest Speaker – Delft University, The Netherlands. November 2014

Guest Speaker – RICS Hungary. October 2014

Guest Speaker – West of England Housing Delivery Panel. February 2014