Meet the team who will help you achieve your best life

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Know our experts in financial services and learn how they can help you achieve financial wellbeing.

Executive Chair
Dr Sam Hazledine

As the internationally recognised advocate for doctor wellbeing and its importance to practice good medicine, Dr Sam Hazledine is passionate about the wellbeing of doctors and evolving how they live and work. He has successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to include doctor health and wellbeing in the Declaration of Geneva, medicine’s modern-day Hippocratic Oath.

The Ernst & Young – Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Sir Peter Blake Leader is the founder and Managing Director of Australasia’s largest medical recruitment company, Medrecruit, the wealth management company for doctors Medcapital, and the wellbeing organisation Medworld.

Sam trained at Otago Medical School and graduated as a doctor in 2003.

Managing Director
Richard Clark

As Managing Director and Co-Founder of Medcapital, Richard leads the Medcapital team and is focused on the delivery of our financial services and achieving exceptional outcomes for all our doctors.

He has a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University with a major in finance and a minor in valuation and property management. He has worked in multiple advice roles and has previously established and run his own financial advice business.

Away from work, Richard spends time in the outdoors, with family, or exercising.

General Manager
Jon Collier

Jon Collier can provide you with financial advice on financial product investments, property investment, insurance, switching funds within a Managed Investment Scheme (including KiwiSaver), and Investment Planning Services.

Jon has extensive experience across Wealth Management as not only a financial adviser, but management consultant to the financial advice industry. Jon provides best practice advice to his clients from assessing their needs through implementing sound financial management solutions.

Jon and his wife have two young daughters who happily take up most of their time. Together, they can be found traveling around New Zealand and beyond as time permits.

Head of Advice and Financial Advisor
Gitte Helle-Nielsen

Gitte Helle-Nielsen can provide you with financial advice on financial product investments, property investment, switching funds within a Managed Investment Scheme (including KiwiSaver), Home Loans/Residential Lending/Mortgages, Insurance and Investment Planning Services

Gitte has many years of experience within the Financial Industry as an Adviser, but also within leadership, mentoring of leaders and business owners, financial coaching, and life planning.

Outside of work, Gitte loves spending time with family. They are keen cyclists, golfers, and love to travel whenever possible.

Head of Lending
April Hastilow

April Hastilow can provide you with financial advice on Home Loans/Residential Lending/Mortgages and Consumer Credit Contracts

She thrives on relationship building, growing clients from new to loyal, long-term partnerships. A bit of a self-confessed ‘nerd’ she comes complete with matching stationery and a love of excel pie graphs.

When not at work, April enjoys riding her motorbike, playing netball, and baking (very complimentary activities!)

Australia Country Manager
Cathy Mackey

Cathy is Medcapital’s Head of Advice (AU), based on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Cathy has extensive Leadership experience in wealth management and as a business leader, she works closely with her team to enhance the wellbeing of our doctors by providing exceptional financial advice and outcomes.

Outside of work, Cathy enjoys spending time with her family, loves a good crime novel, visiting new restaurants, and socialising over good food and wine with friends.

Private Wealth Managers
Bonard Metahysa

Bonard is a Financial Adviser based in Auckland. He has serviced a wide variety of clients through his work at large financial organisations and boutique financial planning firms.

Away from work Bonard enjoys going to the gym and spending time with his friends and family. He speaks three languages and enjoys interacting with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

Andy Hyland

Andy is a Financial Adviser based in Queenstown. He has diverse experience in wealth management, having worked for large corporations as well as smaller boutique firms. He has a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Personal Financial Planning) from Massey University and a BSc and Graduate Diploma in Business from the University of Canterbury.

Outside of work, Andy enjoys time with family and friends and exploring Central Otago.

Julian Lingard

Julian Lingard can provide you with financial advice on financial product investments, property investment, insurance, switching funds within a Managed Investment Scheme (including KiwiSaver) and Investment planning services

Jocelyn Zhou

Jocelyn can provide you with financial advice on financial product investments, property investment, insurance, switching funds within a Managed Investment Scheme (including KiwiSaver) and Investment Planning Services

Tax Managers
Rick Guerreiro Montanheiro

Rick is an accountant based in Australia. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration and a Masters in Accounting from Bond University. He has over 10 years’ experience in both public accounting and commerce, having worked with individuals and business of all sizes and industries. Outside of work, Rick enjoys keeping active and lives a healthy lifestyle.

Justin Wong

Justin Wong can provide you with accounting services ranging from tax advice to due diligences/valuations and succession planning. Justin works closely with Medcapital’s Private Wealth Managers to ensure the accounting and tax aspects of the financial planning journey is considered.

Lending & Mortgage Advisors
Marleen Swinford

Marleen has a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking and specialises in home loans, investment property loans, and general finance. Marleen has over 20 years of experience in banking and lending roles and takes pride in helping clients reach their dreams. Outside of work, Marleen enjoys keeping fit and healthy, and loves running. She enjoys great barbecues with friends and family, and loves gardening and cooking.

Daniel Lowsley

Daniel is a Lending Team Leader, based in Christchurch. He has 10 years + experience in the banking sector, primarily in residential and business lending, along with the management of large scale branches. Outside of work, he loves to travel and spend time with friends and family.

Property Consultant
Joseph Laing

Joe Laing works out of the Christchurch office where he specialises in sourcing turnkey properties throughout New Zealand to present to clients as quality investment opportunities.

He enjoys how his job allows him to live and breathe the property market and share his insights with clients.

Outside of work, you'll find Joe spending time with family and his dog, playing football, then tinkering with his two classic fiats.