Meet the Team
The directors behind The Gables Lifestyle Village are committed to a set of fundamental values; trust, respect, integrity and achievement.
With almost 60 years experience owning and operating businesses, Eric has cultivated a diverse portfolio in agriculture, construction, finance, healthcare and more. Family comes first for Eric, with numerous businesses settled into a family trust that employs many of his children and grandchildren. A true businessman, Eric has been working towards where he is now since he was 15 years old.
Since establishing BGT Developments in 2016, Brian has conducted the directorial operations of a range of property developments, from backpackers to private subdivisions. To Brian, it’s never ‘just business’ - he believes that honesty and integrity must be core to who you are rather than just a set of principles for business transactions.
Coming from a diverse academic and business background, Phil has wealth of knowledge and experience. Prior to co-directing The Gables development, Phil worked as a private financial manager while also operating his own investment and finance companies. In this time, Phil bought, sold, merged, and managed many businesses.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Before moving to Tauranga with his family in 2001, Brett traveled extensively, managing an assortment of property development projects across Southern Africa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the United States. Brett now brings his worldly knowledge, experiences, and expertise to The Gables as our Sales and Marketing Manager.
Prior to entering the world of business, Dion spent 10 years teaching both domestically and abroad. He then used his qualifications, knowledge, and experiences to follow his passion for business and establish Williams Property Developments. In the past four years, he’s be involved in multiple residential land subdivisions across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato.
Astrid will be the heart of The Gables; organising social events, managing the sale of villas, coordinating staff, mediating any concerns, and running the day-to-day activities of the village. Living within cycle-distance, and with an office in the club house, Astrid will be at The Gables daily. To read more about Astrid click here