Gordon joined Ryman in 2007. He had previously been a corporate ﬁnance partner with PwC and ﬁnance director of a London listed hi-tech engineering company. Gordon has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and he is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He is a board member of the New Zealand Aged Care Association and the Retirement Villages Association.
His association with Ryman dates back to 1994 when his Nana moved in to Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village in Christchurch. His family’s experience over the next seven years inspired him to join the company.
CHIEF SALES AND MARKETING OFFICER
Debbie joined Ryman as an administrator in 1990 before moving into sales. In 2013, she moved to Melbourne to lead Ryman’s sales expansion in Victoria. Debbie is a member of the Property Council of Australia’s Retirement Living Committee in Victoria.
CHIEF CONSTRUCTION OFFICER
Tom joined Ryman in 2006 and has overseen the construction of more than 20 Ryman villages. He has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, in roles ranging from carpentry to project management.
CHIEF PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Nicole joined Ryman in 2011 as a senior human resources advisor. Before joining Ryman, Nicole worked in a variety of human resource and healthcare-related roles. Nicole was promoted to Group Shared Services Manager before taking up her current role in 2018.
CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Jeremy is an experienced property executive in the retirement sector. He has been a senior member of the Ryman development team since 2012 and was appointed Chief Development Officer in January 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management degree.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Dave joined Ryman in 2013 and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2017. Dave has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a chartered accountant. Before joining Ryman, he worked as an accountant and auditor.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Cheyne Chalmers joined Ryman in 2020. She has worked in senior roles in public health, including as Executive Director of Residential and Support Services, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer at Monash Health, Victoria, and has been influential at a state and national level. She is also an adjunct professor at Deakin University.
Prior to this, Cheyne trained as a nurse and built a successful career in New Zealand, and was the nurse lead on various significant healthcare initiatives.
HEAD OF RESEARCH AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES
Mary-Anne Stone joined Ryman in 2020 as a repeat Rymanian. Previously, she worked for Ryman for several years, firstly as a village manager and then as a senior member of the Operations team working on special projects.