FIONNA BASS

Fionna joined Pioneer Capital in 2019 and manages office functions.  Prior to Pioneer Capital, Fionna was an Accounts & Office Administrator at Castleford Content Marketing, a Marketing Administrator at Business Technology Group, and an Administrator at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

ROXANNE BARLOW

Roxanne joined Pioneer Capital in 2021 and manages fund financial accounting processes. Prior to Pioneer Capital, Roxanne was a Management Accountant at Abe’s Bagels and held accounting roles at Little Island Creamery and Air New Zealand.

MICHELLE FLAY

Michelle initially joined Pioneer Capital in 2011, re-joined in 2014 and manages financial accounting processes and various operational functions.  Prior to Pioneer Capital, Michelle was a Management Accountant in the International team at Beca Carter and an Audit Supervisor at KPMG.

GRAHAM FUSSELL

Graham joined Pioneer Capital in 2013 and manages the operational and finance aspects of Pioneer Capital, including investor relations, compliance, valuations and reporting.  Prior to Pioneer Capital, Graham was a Senior Finance Analyst at Crown Fibre, Vice President of Finance Private Equity and Proprietary Trading Valuations; and European HNW Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley, London, […]

LIESL MACDONALD

Liesl joined Pioneer Capital in 2015 and assists portfolio companies alongside management with the execution of key value creation projects, in particular strategic acquisitions and partnerships.  She is currently working with Molemap on its expansion strategy and is also a director of Molemap and Lifestream.  Prior to Pioneer Capital, Liesl was M&A Manager at Waterlogic […]

CHANELLE JONES

Chanelle joined Pioneer Capital in 2021 and assists with analysis, research and transaction execution. She is currently involved in Pioneer Capital’s investments in Coffee Supreme, Raglan Food Co, Tally Group, Smartfoods, Tom & Luke and Lifestream. Prior to Pioneer Capital, Chanelle was an Investment Analyst in the Investment team at New Zealand Trade & Enterprise […]

LAURA MCKINNIE

Laura joined Pioneer Capital in 2021 and assists with analysis, research and transaction execution. She is currently involved in Pioneer Capital’s investments in Optimal Workshop, Bluelab, The Rees and Waikato Milking Systems. Prior to Pioneer Capital, Laura was a Senior Analyst in the KPMG Deal Advisory Team.

BRIGITTE DE LAMBERT

Brigitte joined Pioneer Capital in 2017 and assists with both managing investments as well as investment due diligence and execution. She is currently involved with Pioneer Capital’s investments in Fertility Associates, Laybuy, Smartfoods, Molemap, and Magic Memories. Brigitte was previously involved in Pioneer’s investments in Bluelab and Natural Pet Food Group.  Prior to Pioneer Capital, […]

JAMES OLIVER

James joined Pioneer Capital in 2021 and assists with sourcing and managing investments. He is currently a director of Coffee Supreme, Optimal Workshop and Raglan Food Co, and is involved with Pioneer Capital’s investment in Rockit Global. Prior to Pioneer Capital, James ran a boutique strategy and investment consulting firm and was a Principal at […]

SHAYNE SHEPHERD

Shayne joined Pioneer Capital in 2017 and assists with sourcing and managing investments and leads our private debt programme. He is currently a director of Optimal Workshop and Tally Group, and oversees Pioneer Capital’s Parkable private debt investment. Shayne was previously a director of The Rees, Laybuy, Konnect and Smartfoods and was also previously involved […]