EquiP Limited Partnership

EquiP Limited Partnership

EquiP is LGNZ’s Centre of Excellence and is a Limited Partnership and separate legal entity wholly owned by LGNZ. Its purpose is to deliver tailored services, best practice guidance, business solutions, governance and management support to strengthen the local government sector.  


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Dr Steven Finlay

General Manager, Investment, Infrastructure, and Governance Group

Steven joined LGNZ as Manager Business Solutions in April 2014 to drive the operational delivery of EquiP, LGNZ’s Centre of Excellence.

From 2008 to 2012 Steven led the establishment of both…
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Joseph Stannard

Digital Media and Marketing Producer

Joseph began work with LGNZ as Digital Media and Marketing Producer in January of 2016 to drive all aspects of the customer service experience and engagement for EquiP, LGNZ’s Centre of…
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Jo Parker

Senior Advisor Corporate Partnerships

Jo joined the EquiP team in March 2019 and is responsible for the smooth running of the professional development training programme. She has a varied background, with experience in both…

Mark McKeag

Senior Consultant

Mark joined LGNZ as Senior Consultant in October 2020 to further drive the scale up of EquiP Consultancy, LGNZ’s centre of excellence and professional development.

Mark brings significant consultancy experience and…