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Meet the PLPF team

PLPF is led and managed by our in-house management team. Collectively, their experience and investment knowledge ensure the stability and long-term prospects of the fund’s investments.
Each investment opportunity is subject to a rigorous screening process before any investment is made, based on delivering a sustainable long-term return.
Allan Yeo

Allan Yeo

Managing Director


Allan formed Booster Financial Services in 1998, looking to give New Zealanders a financial services company that was locally owned and true to Kiwi values.

Allan’s overarching ambition for Booster is to be able to make a meaningful difference to how NZers live and work; providing customers with the necessary tools to be able to live within their means, protect and grow their financial resources and live the retirement they deserve.

“I want Booster to become the most trusted financial partner for New Zealanders. We’ll achieve that with innovative products and services, education and leadership.”

Paul Foley

Paul Foley

Executive Chairman


Paul is the Chairman of Booster Financial Services Limited. He is also on the board of directors for Booster Investment Management Limited.

A senior corporate / commercial lawyer, Paul is now a consultant with MinterEllisonRuddWatts, having been a partner there for more than 28 years. He has over 30 years’ experience working with companies in the financial services, manufacturing and energy fields. He is a past director and chair of NZX and ASX listed companies and a Chartered Fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors.

Bruce Edgar

Bruce Edgar

Executive Director 


Bruce joined Booster in 2016 as an Independent Director on the boards of Booster Assurance Limited (BAL) and Booster Investment Management Limited (BIML).

In 2019, Bruce was appointed Executive Director. His role includes working on the capital raising side of Booster’s Tahi fund. 

“Booster has a huge focus on its customers and the total customer experience. Our focus on innovation gives our members the tools they need to create a stronger financial future.”

Brendon Doyle

Brendon Doyle

Director, Booster Investment Management Limited (BIML)


Brendon joined Booster in 2017 as a director of Booster Investment Management Limited (BIML) and joint leadership of the Booster Tahi Limited Partnership.

Brendon has more than 17 years' experience in financial markets with banks and the New Zealand government. Previous roles include Global Head of Capital Markets at Westpac and Deputy Secretary Financial and Commercial Operations at the NZ Treasury.

David Beattie

David Beattie

Principal, Booster Investment Management Limited (BIML)


David has over 35 years’ experience in investment management and portfolio research. He joined Booster in 2000 as our Chief Investment Officer. David’s key areas of focus are strategy, investment stewardship and Financial Adviser relationships.

“We’ve always had a very strong client-focused culture, with a practical desire to think and collaborate innovatively. We’re not bogged down by bureaucracy.”

Alison Payne

Alison Payne

Chief Operating Officer


As Chief Operating Officer, Alison's key focus is on delivering a great customer experience across all of Booster's platforms. She oversees and coordinates multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on key strategic outcomes. Alison has worked in a range of different industries, including investment banking in the UK and the NZ Electricity Market.

“We care about our clients as individuals. We'll go out of our way to assist and educate, and that's something that drives me to deliver the best experience possible.”

Nic Craven

Nic Craven

Senior Manager - Research


Nic leads our investment research team. His team ensure that client investments are managed with the care and discipline that are needed to deliver consistent results over the longer term. Nic originally joined Booster in 2004, returning to Booster in 2014 after an overseas stint. 

“We don’t shy away from a challenge. We have a can-do mindset, which means we always focus our efforts on making a positive difference for our investors.” 

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