Mike Green Real Estate Ltd consisted of nine offices and over 130 people. The operation achieved No 1 Harcourts Franchise for New Zealand for four consecutive years. Moving to Queensland, Australia in 1997, Mike has been responsible for the establishment and growth of Harcourts’ Australian arm. Taking over as Managing Director of Harcourts International in December 1999, Mike is now responsible for the overall operation and direction of Harcourts’ group of companies, and with Paul Wright, is one of two owners of Harcourts International Ltd.
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After six years as CFO, Steffi took on the role of Chief Strategy Officer in April 2018. As Chief Strategy Officer Steffi works directly with the Heads of Departments ensuring from a strategic perspective that our marketing, training, technology, events and core systems and resources are effective, relevant and evolving to the future needs of our clients and our entire network. We are focused on bringing our Harcourts Vision of providing “the finest experience in real estate” to life.
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Jo has exceptional leadership skills that have been consistently recognized in the various roles within the company that she has held over the years. As Financial Controller she lead the Finance Department in developing the best accounting practices, as Head of Technology she lead the team as they developed the first Harcourts website (now the most visited real estate company website in New Zealand), as Head of Franchise Development she oversaw the franchising of 90 offices from company owned to franchised. She went on to become the Northern Regional Manager where she played a key role in growing the Auckland market share and as Chief Operations Manager she was responsible for the day-to-day running of the company as it grew to over 180 offices with over 1,800 sales consultants within New Zealand.
In 2015, Jo moved to Chief Operations Officer for Harcourts International, implementing her managerial and directional skills across the eight countries we operate in. Working closely with the leadership team in each country, Jo continues to work strategically across the business to ensure effective delivery of technology, marketing products and training, along with business growth and development.
His expertise in franchise growth through Master Licensing, Joint Venturing, Mergers and Acquisitions has helped Harcourts reach office numbers to nearly 800 offices in the last 10 years.
Previously Executive Director of Harcourts since mid 2010, Paul is now Chairman of the Harcourts International Board. Along with Mike Green, Paul is one of two owners of Harcourts International Ltd.
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Gilbert joined Harcourts in late 2003 when appointed to head the unique Harcourts Academy. Making a significant impact he was appointed General Manager in mid 2006.
Based in Christchurch, Gilbert is a highly skilled practitioner who has worked on performance enhancement for over 20 years with many of our corporate and sporting elite including Harcourts.
Based in Sydney, Julianna's focus is to work with the teams at Strand Conveyancing, Mortgage Express and Harcourts Connect across Australasia, to establish a national structure and develop business plans covering marketing, communication, technology and much more.
She also works with Harcourts Operations Managers for Property Management to build on the great work already done in developing and delivering a 'Harcourts Way' for property management.
While beginning her working life in a law firm, in recent times Julianna has worked with the Real Training Team providing training, coaching and technology to clients throughout New Zealand, Australia, the UK and South Africa, including speaking at AREC. Having spent 10 years leading a team of twenty plus commission only agents into the world of client benefit systems, Julianna brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise within the real estate industry and is an outstanding member of the Harcourts team.
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Based in Auckland, Katie's focus is to develop and implement the direction of the Harcourts brand and associated companies across our international markets. Working with a team of brand managers and area marketing managers, Katie implements and gives direction on marketing initiatives both to our internal and external audiences.
Since joining Harcourts in 2005, Katie has held various roles within the organisation including working as a sales consultant in the Auckland market. Katie worked in the Harcourts marketing department for three years before accepting the role as Head of Marketing in 2012.
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The eBusiness divisions is focused on the development and implementation of Mobile tools and services that assist Business Owners, Sales Consultants, Property Managers increase their Profile and Productivity.
Harcourts suite of custom apps have been recognised and profiled by Apple as World Class. To view the profile video go to www.apple.com and search ‘ Harcourts ‘
Prior to joining Harcourts in 2006, Gregg was the Director of Strategic Development for Prudential California Realty, the 4th largest Real Estate network in the US, before being acquired by HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate.
From 1994 to 2000, Gregg was Director of Strategic Development for the Ray White Real Estate Group. As Director, Gregg was a key member of the management team who was responsible for supporting and expanding the network throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Gregg lives in Adelaide where he began his Real Estate career in 1989.
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Irene believed a strong focus on growing their people would be their point of difference and has been an integral part of Harcourts Academy for over 25 years introducing successful and diverse programmes in Harcourts training rooms across 10 countries as well as online. As Head of the Academy Irene was the driving force behind becoming a Registered Training Organisation in Australia in 2004 and developing affiliations with industry training providers in New Zealand, South Africa and Indonesia. As Harcourts continues to grow Irene is responsible for the professional development of Harcourts corporate teams, travelling frequently to support our existing operations dotted around the globe. Inducted into the Harcourts Hall of Fame in 2013 for outstanding contribution Irene continues to champion international projects such as Harcourts Inspirational Women, Harcourts Future Leaders and Team culture initiatives. Irene holds a diploma in teaching, a diploma in workplace education and a diploma in business (real estate).
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She initially held senior finance roles before moving into the learning and development sphere where she gained global experience in enriching people, enhancing their performance and converting their potential. In 2015, she founded GoldMind, a consulting company that specialised in helping organisations develop employee engagement. At Harcourts, she is responsible for driving the Academy’s strategic direction, the development and provision of training programs, and growing our brand. Melissa is a qualified CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business and a Diploma of Neuroleadership.
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