Brian BurroughBrian Burrough

Chief Executive Officer

Brian is highly experienced and has a wide variety of skills in the rural and farming sectors where he has worked for over 35 years.  Brian worked in various management positions in rural servicing, rural finance and property before taking up the CEO role at REL.  Brian supervises the operations and management of all the Group farm properties.  He is from a farming background and is a Lincoln University graduate with an Agricultural Commerce degree.


Shona DevescoviShona Devescovi

Chief Financial Officer

Shona is a Chartered Accountant. She is an experienced CFO who has held roles for Australasian companies in retail, manufacturing and property investment. Shona has a passion for the rural sector having grown up on a farm in Hawke’s Bay, and is a Massey University graduate with a Business Studies degree.

James WrightJames Wright

Chief Operating Officer

James is from a farming background with experience in the corporate management of farm servicing companies and funds management. James has been associated with Rural Equities under its former structure and the New Zealand Rural Property Trust since 1990.