Your Team

You can apply to JOIN THE TEAM as an affiliate or a conjunction agent.


RichardButler-PR-HeadshotRICHARD BUTLER – Sydney, Australia

Project Manager.  Richard is a resort property development specialist with over 35 years real estate experience in the South Pacific islands and Australia.  His expertise is used for concept theme and planning approvals, construction & project management and off plan selling as well as resort management and resort marketing, media placement, source funding and introducing investors.  From May 2012 to May 2015 he was  appointed for a 3-year term  as a Trade Commissioner to promote investment for large tourist resorts and infrastructure into the Republic of Vanuatu.


Stanley Alick – Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Accounts and Business Services. Stanley’s background as the principal of Melanesian Business Estate and Consultant Service makes him an ideal addition to the team, and as a director of MWREL. His experience with creating bank accounts and ongoing “hands-off” company management, are valuable skills that our MWREL clients enjoy.


Connie Ng – Canberra, Australia.

Registered Vanuatu Immigration Consultant.  Connie has a Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics & Finance with the Financial Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). She has a double Bachelor Degree in Commerce (Accounting) and Asian Studies (Chinese) with the prestigious Australian National University and graduated as a Golden Key Member (being the top 15% in academic ranking of her peers) where she was invited into the honours programme with both the Commerce and Asian Studies faculties.

For 3 years Connie  fulfilled the role as Trade Assistant for the Trade Commissioner of Vanuatu to Queensland, as well as being a Director of Melanesian Waterfront Real Estate.  She is bilingual in both English and Mandarin and has some conversational understanding of a few Chinese dialects such as Cantonese, Hainanese, Hokkien and Teochew.


Christina_SuzieChristina Thyna – Port Vila, Vanuatu

Lawyer.  Christina has Law Degrees from University of the South Pacific and University of Moncton, Canada.  Her qualifications also include a Professional Diploma in Legal Practice, from University of the South Pacific; Certificate in Multi-Droit, La Common Law des Affaires, University of Jean Moulin, France; as well as a Masters in International Trade with the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

She is trilingual and handles legal documents in English, French, Bislama.  Her position as the Sole partnership in CornerStone Lawyers, Barristers and Solicitors, Port Vila, makes her a vital part of your team.


Randy Mitchell – Oklahoma City, USA.

Customer Service Manager, North America. Randy has a BS Degree in Accounting and spent many years in various financial and accounting positions.

Randy retired from the corporate life in 2014 and set his sights on relocation to Paradise. He owns property in Vanuatu, and is actively working toward family relocation and life as an ExPat. Randy enjoys water sports, especially kayaking & rafting, camping, travelling, experiencing new cultures, and of course the beaches of Vanuatu.


Daniel Butler – Brisbane, Australia

Finance.  Daniel is a finance and insurance broker who specialises in asset finance for everything from cars, motorbikes, boats and caravans to small aeroplanes and property.  Daniel handles the finance side of things for clients interested in investing in Vanuatu and offers a low stress, quick and easy solution to your finance needs.


NZfernKaren Gundersen – Hamilton, New Zealand

Customer Service Manager, New Zealand.  An investor in several properties in Vanuatu, Karen has recently returned from Northern Australia to New Zealand.

Karen is a very committed investor herself, and has set up her adult children in residential real estate investing.  With a background in many direct marketing ventures and owner-manager of businesses including a timber harvesting company in the central North Island of New Zealand, Karen is well-placed as she expands our Affiliate Referral Programme in the land of the long white cloud.


David Brownlee  – Sydney, Australia.

Customer Service Manager, Australia.   David has lived in Australia since the early 80’s.  He loves golf, investing in properties and travelling.  He has invested in Vanuatu projects since 2008 and has many years’ experience as a director of various  companies in Australia.


Rebecca Kent – Adelaide, Australia.

Public Relations Executive/Office Manager, Adelaide.  Rebecca is an experienced Resort General Manager, Office Manager, Book Keeper and Logistics Specialist with a strong background in Customer Service.

Rebecca is an expat of Vanuatu who provides Logistic Services to Vanuatu.  Due to family health reasons Rebecca has relocated to Adelaide, Australia and is currently a Manager in our Adelaide Office.  Rebecca lived in Vanuatu for many years and is well versed in Vanuatu business policies and procedures.


Alan Cairns – Adelaide, Australia

Timber Project Manager – Sales and Distribution, S.A.  Alan has a Postgraduate Degree in International Hotel and Resort Business Management through St Lucia University, Queensland.  He is a qualified Chef and qualified Commercial Diver with an array of experience in Sales and Marketing.

Alan is an expat of Vanuatu who provides Logistic Services to Vanuatu. Due to family health reasons Alan has relocated to Adelaide, Australia and is currently Project Manager in our Adelaide Office. One of Alan’s great loves in life is scuba diving, and having lived in Vanuatu for many years he is privy to some of the best diving spots.


Sean Martin – Sydney, Australia.

Timber Project Manager – Sales and Distribution, N.S.W. for Vanuatu Sustainable Timber.  Appointed in 2016, and has always had a love for the south seas.  Sean joined the Australian Royal Navy at 16 and was a quartermaster gunner and visited Persian golf and Indonesian while serving.  Sean has a love for adventure and enjoys motorsports.

Sean has owned successful commercial cleaning businesses but is now throwing his heart and soul into the introduction of Vanuatu Substantial Timber for flooring and decking and furniture making to the New South Wales market for building supplies and builders.


Arnie_HuntAdeline Hunt – Port Vila, Vanuatu

Design Consultant. Adeline’s experience in the Fashion and Interior Design world complement her skills as an artist, bringing a refreshing tropical touch to the table when selecting decor and layout for many projects. Adeline is also Editorial Assistant for some of MWREL’s related blogs.


lance_huntLance Hunt –  Port Vila, Vanuatu

IT and Vanuatu Liaison. Lance manages the communications and technology support, websites,  and much of the online marketing for MWREL.  He has a background in manufacturing, real estate, and finance.

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