Hi, I’m Chas Gunaratne. A business, finance & property consultant in New Zealand.

My Message

A charismatic, driven and results orientated executive who has worked across broad range of industries with specialised experience in manufacturing, advertising, media, logistics, hospitality, property investments and asset management.

I thrive on a challenge and have proven success working within complex environments analysing and interpreting financial and operational performance, identifying key drivers and working with stakeholders to enhance business results.

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are simply unwilling to do.”


Chas is an executive with 10+ years’ experience in Finance across a broad range of industries, with specialised experience in property syndication, investment, construction and management.

His all-encompassing finance background also allows for greater efficiency in assessing potential targets and managing financial growth and investor returns.


Chas is a Consultant who began his career at Ernst & Young, before moving into private syndication a few years ago. Accession Capital (www.accessioncapital.co.nz) has benefited greatly from Chas’ applied skills and experience in the syndication industry, especially around the efficiency of private syndications and the application of key financial drivers to complex opportunities.

Skills/Areas of Expertise

– Property advisory

– Property syndication

– Property funds management

– Assets & facilities mangement

– Strategic modelling & growth management

– Property due diligence

– Capital raising

– Finance modelling, analysis & structuring

– Business case writing

– Leading & developing high performing teams

– Budgets & forecasts

– Process improvement & innovation

Education & Qualifications

2006 – 2009 Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Information Systems

2020 Certificate Level 4 in Property Services (Real Estate)

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