Our Team.
Your Trusted Advisers

Dean Croucher

Principal & Managing Director

BBS MPP FPINZ MRICS Registered Property Consultant Licensed Agent REAA 2008


Loves anything blue. Avoids routine and making plans. Dreams of playing golf on the senior tour. Should have been a chef or writer. Fond of chardonnay and food (any kind).

Dean is one of NZ's leading property advisers with 25+ years’ consulting experience acting for major tenants and owner-occupiers. He specialises in property strategy, tenant representation, project leadership and major transactions. He also continues to provide peer review advice across all major projects.

Duncan Mitchell

Principal & Director, Wellington Manager

BBSc BArch ANZIM


Lives on Asian food. Listens to music that sounds like a washing machine. Once played the clarinet! Dreams of lazy days sailing. Rides a mean mountain bike. Predicts the weather. Avoids crowds and dancing.

Duncan leads our Wellington team and has been the driving force behind our workplace strategy practice since 2003. He continues to challenge how the workplace (physical environment, technology, people and process) can best support organisational performance.

David Lambie

Principal & Director, Auckland Manager

BA MPINZ


Has four kids and a cat (and a wife!). Fancies himself as a professional athlete. Rugby/cricket tragic. Always dieting (generally involving Heineken). Needs 'a plan'. Trying to broaden his wardrobe.

David has a stellar track record as one of NZ's leading property advisers, having been involved with many of NZ's largest leasing transactions over the last 10 years. With a 20-year background in development, property management and consultancy, he is particularly regarded for his corporate real estate strategy, tenant advocacy, lease negotiation and project directorship skills. 

Paul Mautz

Associate Principal

BCA Dip Bus Stud (Finance) MRICS FPINZ Registered Property Consultant Licensed Agent REAA 2008


Knows a lot about 1970’s music. Wears a hat. In-house quiz master. Sauv Blanc and MU fan. Prefers to spend winters in Europe. Learning the guitar.

Paul has been a senior member of our team since 2004 and specialises in premises procurement and leasing. With 25+ years' experience in the commercial property sector, he's been involved with a number of large leasing transactions, representing clients in project leadership and tenant representation roles.

Chris Ware

Senior Adviser

BBS Licensed Agent REAA 2008


Baby on the way. Runs, bikes, lifts stuff. Wannabe chippie. Renovates. Played right back. Too many headers.

Chris has worked across tenant and landlord representative roles and consultancy and client-side roles since 2008, most recently for the Ministry of Health. Since joining TwentyTwo in early 2014, Chris has specialised in tenant representation, leasing/premises procurement, negotiation and project leadership. He holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in Management.

Nick Ray

Senior Adviser

BDes (Hons) (Interior Architecture)


Hipster. Golfer when he’s not resting his back. Designer type. Dreams of sunsets over the Adriatic. Thinker. Avoids the office when he can.

Nick joined the team in 2014 and has a background in Interior Design, Finance and Consulting. He works closely with clients to identify their needs and deliver innovative and functional workplace solutions. Nick worked with Tennent Brown Architects in Wellington from 2006 and 2012, graduating with a BDes (Hons) Interior Architecture in 2008. 

Matthew Rogers

Senior Adviser

BCom Accounting & Finance (completing)


Loves gadgets, DIY and a bargain (even if he doesn’t need it). Avoids coffee and gluten. Slightly accident prone. Avid boatie and water skier. Well-travelled.

Matthew is part of our workplace strategy advisory team and our enabling-technology expert. In the last eight years, he's acquired a depth and breadth of experience that allows him to make strategic alignments between technology and organisational strategy to create effective solutions that enable individuals, teams and organisations to be more efficient and engaged.

Sunder Croucher

Business Operations Manager

BSc Graduate Diploma


Loves green tea, smoothies and anything healthy. Movie addict. In love with Poldark. Should have lived in the 1800’s. Prefers standing than sitting.

Sunder has led TwentyTwo’s business support since 2008, her organisational skills helping to streamline our systems, processes and technology to support the consultancy team and our business growth. Before joining TwentyTwo and having a family, Sunder worked for Wellington City Council as a Property Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology.

Emma Barker

Marketing Manager

BDes (Hons)


Crafter. Creator. Online shop-a-holic. Mum of two. Lover of wine and travel.

Emma joined the TwentyTwo team in 2017 and leads the marketing and communications. Her marketing skills drive our digital presence and brand strategy. Emma has over seven years’ experience working with growing New Zealand owned organisations, supporting their advance with marketing know-how.