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 […]

JULIA ROLLESTON

Julia joined Pioneer Capital in 2023 and assists with analysis, research and transaction execution. She is currently involved in Pioneer Capital’s investments in anihana, Parkable, Raglan Food Co, Tally Group, Fertility Associates and Rockit Global. Prior to Pioneer Capital, Julia was a Senior Analyst in the KPMG Mergers and Acquisitions Team.

LAURA MCKINNIE

Laura joined Pioneer Capital in 2021 and assists with analysis, research and transaction execution across both private equity and private debt. She is currently involved in Pioneer Capital’s investments in Izon, GEO, Optimal Workshop, Bluelab, Coffee Supreme and The Rees, and was involved in Waikato Milking Systems. Prior to Pioneer Capital, Laura was a Senior […]

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 Tally Group, and oversees Pioneer Capital’s Izon, Parkable, anihana and Geo private debt investments. Shayne was previously a director of The Rees, Laybuy, Konnect and Smartfoods and was also previously […]