Blair began his role as Manahautū Pouwhenua ō Ngāi Tahu (General Manager, Ngāi Tahu Property) in November 2020. Blair is dual qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Valuer and has broad experience in property and infrastructure asset development, investment, and management as well as general business operations.
Prior to joining Ngāi Tahu Property, Blair was on the Executive of Christchurch International Airport for a period of 12 years in various roles during which time he was responsible for the airport’s property development and investment program, asset and facilities management, airfield operations and other commercial portfolios. Prior to that, Blair held positions with AMP Capital Investors and Ernst & Young.
In the role of Manahautū Pouwhenua o Ngāi Tahu, Blair is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of Ngāi Tahu Property.