Mark Schiele

Director / Chief Executive

Mark joined Prime Retail Management in 1997 as General Manager, and was appointed to the Board in 2001. He joined the Board of Oyster Property Group in 2010 when the company was acquired by Prime Retail Management.

He has been instrumental in implementing the innovative strategic direction for Oyster including the development of the successful Dress-Smart Outlet Centre chain, the amalgamation of Prime Retail Management and Oyster, and the growth of Oyster’s funds management business.

Mark is responsible for setting and executing strategy, overseeing all of Oyster’s operations which includes the creation and management of retail and wholesale property funds, formation of partnerships and joint ventures with global capital, and asset management of a portfolio of commercial properties throughout New Zealand, valued at over $1.9 billion.

Mark completed a Bachelor of Property Administration degree at the University of Auckland in 1991. He went on to hold various management positions with Challenge Properties, St Lukes Group, Richard Ellis (now CBRE) and Westfield.