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There’s a good story to how a street-smart business owner with no formal finance background ended up as the Head of Business Development at Bank of New Zealand before joining the Bellingham Wallace team in 2022
For 15 years, Cam was part owner of a 120FTE / $35m turnover 3rd generation family electrical engineering business importing, exporting, and manufacturing from its headquarters in East Tamaki. Anyone that has worked in a family business understands the challenges (you can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family right!) and the way family life and business life merges together to become interdependent.
In 2010, Cam’s 60-year-old family business called Electropar Limited was sold to NASDAQ listed US Corporate Preformed Line Products (click here for the story). For 4 years thereafter Cam worked for the new American owners learning about how a truly innovative and global, multinational business operates in the process. Following a short stint at Business Growth Hub, The Icehouse in 2015, Cam joined BNZ in early 2016 and applied his practical experience and insight as a former business owner and corporate employee across the medium enterprise space ($10m – $200m turnover) with a mandate to grow.
At Bellingham Wallace, Cam delivers advice, strategy, and governance either in his capacity as member or chair of client advisory boards. He also undertakes strategic projects across sectors as diverse as manufacturing, food and beverage, export, import distribution and construction.
Cam also leads the banking advisory team helping medium sized businesses improve the relationship with their bank and get the best from their funding partner. New in 2022, Cam also spearheads Bellingham Wallace’s non-bank lending, providing structured capital funding alongside main bank funding or on a standalone basis.
Cam has a Master of Arts (Hons) from Auckland University and is mad keen on boating.