Helmut Modlik

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Helmut’s tribal affiliations include Ngāti Toa Rangatira and he is an experienced director, executive and consultant with specialist skills in implementation change management. He began his professional career in accounting and finance and branched into economic development and management consulting after completing an MBA in 1991. As managing director of an Arrus Knoble Group company Helmut advised numerous private and public sector clients, including Iwi-related entities, small and medium sized companies, local government, private sector joint ventures, community and development trusts, and major public organisations for 15 years. For the past 14 years Helmut has been chief executive of various commercial enterprises experiencing growth, turnaround, merger or other strategic change. He is passionate about the social and economic development of Māori.

Ngāti Toa Rangatira’s mission is to enhance the wellbeing, prosperity and mana of its people. It’s primary strategy is to “row its own waka” delivering the services needed by Iwi to achieve its mission. In respect of housing, Ngāti Toa is progressively building a vertically integrated ecosystem of assets and companies to control its destiny and ensure delivery of the outcomes its members need. The ecosystem includes innovative concepts, partnerships, technologies and legal arrangements.