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Our Directors

Johns’ career started off on the West Coast as a dairy farmer, then to motel ownership in Christchurch before becoming involved in the taxi industry with Gold Band Taxis in 1978. In 1986 he became a foundation shareholder of Gold Band Finance.

John is a large shareholder in Gold Band Taxis and Gold Band Finance and has been a Director of Gold Band Finance for many years after being involved in the running of the company in its formative years. John has also been involved as a shareholder/director of a number of other transport and investment related companies.

Paul Rogers is the Managing Director of Spire Consulting, a New Zealand-based management consultancy specialising in property, performance management and strategic management. Paul graduated from Victoria University with a Masters Degree of Building Science and is also a graduate of the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Paul has been a Director of Gold Band Finance since the beginning of 2004 and brings marketing, business development, strategic planning and management skills to the board. Paul also runs a business mentoring and coaching advisory practice focused on creating robust, profitable, enduring business models and successful shareholders.

Away from business, Paul is active in historic motor-sport (runs a Lotus 20) and Masters alpine ski racing.

Robin Standage is the senior partner of a Canterbury law firm that has been in practice for 115 years. He has been a director of Gold Band Finance since its inception in 1986. Robin’s main areas of expertise are in company and commercial law, banking and finance and securities law.

His experience includes:

  • The flotation of several public companies
  • Acting for a major retail bank
  • Being a director of several listed companies, and chairman of two
  • Acting for a number of joint ventures, closely held companies and partnerships
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Acting for major finance companies in Christchurch and further afield
  • Transactions in the field of tertiary education

In his spare time, Robin enjoys golf, fishing and travel.

Robin was the first Gold Band Finance employee and has been a director of Gold Band Finance from its inception in 1986.

As Executive Director, Robin is involved in the day to day running of the business, while also having a number of additional business interests and activities.

To discuss your lending or investment requirements, please contact us on 0800 55 3000 or 03 961 3000


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