• Gary Fitzpatrick

Gary Fitzpatrick is a co-founder of Comac Trustees. He has over 30 years’ experience in the trustee industry having worked for trustee companies Guardian Trust and AMP Perpetual as well as the law firm of Kensington Swan.

His roles have varied over the years from management through to the more recent times of managing the affairs of high net-worth individuals and families where he specialised in meeting the needs of his clients in the areas of estate planning, administration and management of estates and trusts along with living services.

Gary is the past President of the Estate & Taxation Planning Council (Inc) and has been a member of the Council since 1991. He has been a member of the Executive Committee for the over 20 years having held the roles of Treasurer, Secretary and Vice-President.

Gary is currently a Trustee of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand. He is a past President of the Auckland University Soccer Club and past Vice President of University Sport New Zealand.

Gary is married and has five children. He has a keen interest in motor sports and has attended Porsche and BMW Driving Experiences in New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Germany.

Gary’s Disclosure Statement is available upon request free of charge.

  • Sandra Macaulay

Sandra Macaulay has spent the past twenty years of her career working in the legal and trustee industries with a primary focus on investment management, estate and asset planning structures together with wealth management advice. She is a co-founder of Comac Trustees and established the Company to fill a need in the wider Auckland area for clients seeking access to a personalised, professional trustee service on a boutique scale.

In her previous roles, Sandra was responsible for the management of high-net value portfolios including many large charitable trusts. Sandra has previously worked with Guardian Trust, Cairns Slane and Public Trust.

Sandra holds a NZ Diploma of Business (AUT) and Diploma in Management (NZIM). She is also a member of the Estate and Taxation Planning Council (Inc) and the Executors and Trustees Institute (ETI).

Sandra has a passion for the not-for-profit sector and has previously held Board positions with Diabetes (NZ) Auckland and Alzheimers Auckland. She is also the former secretary of the Estate and Taxation Planning Council of New Zealand (Inc) and has a been a member of the Council since 2005.

In her spare time, Sandra is running around after her three young children. She enjoys cooking at home and spending quality time with family and friends.

Sandra’s Disclosure Statement is available upon request free of charge.