Patrick Fontein

Director, Studio D4
Patrick has over 20 years of property development experience in the NZ market, with a predominant focus on Auckland. He has a BE (Civil, Auckland) and a MBA (London), majoring in Corporate Finance with 1st class distinction and was one of the youngest recipients of a Fellowship from the NZ Property Institute; was awarded the 2006 NZ Property Institute “Industry Award”, for vision and leadership in NZ property; was the Auckland President of the Property Council from 2002 to 2004; and the inaugural Chairman of the NZ Green Building Council from 2006 to 2008.
Patrick was an initial Member of the Auckland Urban Design Panel, and served on the Panel for 9 years, including many Panels as Chair. Patrick was the Property Council of NZ Urban Design Champion from 2005 to 2016.