Vivier Investments – Governance



Michael Hart


Michael A.C. Hart – Chairman

Michael is the Executive Chairman of Auckland based boutique financial services firm – Vivier & Co as well as a Director of its sister companies Vivier Developments, Vivier Home Loans and Vivier Mortgages. Additionally he serves as the President of Nikau Global an international trade firm and is the Managing Director of New Zealand Foreign Direct Investment Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary companies.

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Victor von Gierszewski – Deputy Chairman

Victor is the Managing Director of Global Business Innovations and Founder of House of Pies – Germany’s first Pie Shop & Europe’s first Pie Shop Franchise. Within Vivier Group he serves as the Deputy Chairman of Vivier & Co and as Non-Executive Director of Vivier Developments. He is also the General Manager of Vivier Home Loans and Vivier Mortgages.

Luigi Wewege

Luigi Wewege – Managing Director

Luigi is the founder of Vivier Group and CEO of its Auckland based boutique financial services firm – Vivier & Co and Managing Director of its sister companies Vivier Developments, Vivier Home Loans and Vivier Mortgages. Additionally he serves as Chairman of Nikau Global an international trade firm and as a Director of the New Zealand China Development Group and its associated company New Zealand Middle East Development Group.

Gary Warner

Gary P. Warner – Investment Director

Gary is the Managing Director of Auckland based boutique financial services firm – Vivier & Co and Director of its sister companies Vivier Developments, Vivier Home Loans and Vivier Mortgages. Gary was the former General Manager of New Zealand based NZX listed company – Investment Research Group.

Thomas Daly

Thomas G. Daly – Non-Executive Director

Thomas is the Managing Director of Vivier & Co for Western Europe as well as a Director of its sister companies Vivier Investments, Vivier Developments and Vivier Home Loans. Previously he was an Associate of Arrufat Gracia PLLC and worked for several years in various roles in Ireland’s parliament. Thomas holds a LL. B from Griffith College, LL.M from Trinity College and an LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law awarded by Fordham University School of Law, New York.

Joan Donnelly

Joan F. Donnelly – Non-Executive Director

Joan is the Business Development Director for Vivier & Co as well as a Director of its sister companies Vivier Developments, Vivier Home Loans and Vivier Mortgages. Outside the Vivier Group she owns and runs her own boutique law practice specialising in international law, taxation and asset based financing. Prior to setting up her own legal practice she held positions in law firms in Dublin. She holds both an LL.B and LL.M and is currently preparing for the Oral Defence of her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

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Ali Hashemifar – General Manager

Ali is the General Manager of London based Vivier Developments and other roles within Vivier Group include being the Deputy General Manager of Auckland based boutique financial services firm – Vivier & Co, London based vivier Home Loans and Dublin based Vivier Mortgages. Ali is also a New Zealand Registered Financial Adviser and the author of Fixed or Variable Spread Brokers.