Catching up with Chris FarhiChris Farhi re-connected with MHS in 2013, and is a keen supporter of student achievement. Dux in 2002, Chris has developed a career in corporate real estate strategy, drawing on his qualifications in Engineering, Property and Real Estate Finance. Here's a snapshot of his career:
University of Auckland – BE (First Class Honours), BProp (First Class Honours)
University of Cambridge, England – MPhil (Real Estate Finance)
Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Training in the NZ Army Reserve, fitness, cooking and baking, city living.
Reconnecting with MHS through:
Helping to spread the word about the alumni connection programme and intends to support alumni events because “I believe this a great opportunity for the school to leverage off its past to help students achieve their goals”.
His role as a consultant with Wareham Cameron + Co:
Focuses on corporate real estate strategy and combines his knowledge of project, financial and market analysis to advise leading businesses and institutions.
“We focus on solving complex property problems. All businesses and institutions need physical space – it’s critical that they get things right.”
In addition, he lectures in Property at the University of Auckland Business School, where he enjoys meeting recent alumni of Manurewa High School. “They have great interpersonal skills. They’re humble and able to relate to a wide range of people.”