Russell Fitts

Russell Fitts, J.P., Director – Air Volution Ltd.

Russell has a multidisciplinary background with specialisation in Management and Property Valuation. He has spent a major part of his career farming in New Zealand, during which time he was thoroughly involved in many aspects of the rural community including a private valuation practice and executive responsibilities within the Regional Federated Farmers.

Russell has an in depth understanding and appreciation of the numerous “tools” required to develop social and business opportunities within rural and urban communities. He has recently completed 4 years employment with the New Zealand Earthquake Commission specialising in complex claims. He is an Associate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and a Senior Member of the Property Institute of New Zealand. He holds a Prince2 Foundation Certificate in project management methodology.

Russell is the key personnel in contact with MDI sa and has a very good professional relationship with Annic and Cyril Nègre, the directors of MDI. This close working relationship is important for Air Future Ltd. Russell is a foundation shareholder of Air Future Ltd and has been Chairman of the Company since its inception. Russell plays a key role in ensuring sound corporate governance and a strong corporate culture.