The principals of Safe Haven is a husband and wife team - David and Jill Harvey. They have two grown boys, grand children and a loyal little Bijon dog called "Poppit".
David and Jill came together a little later in life combing their individual life experiences. Both have a passion for design, technology and real estate.
While Jill was raising a family she ran a Kitchen and Bathroom design consultancy and had roles in Retail businesses.
David started working life with an award scholarship to study Civil Engineering. After moving to Australia, a global career in IT started in 1982. 17 years later this culminated in the ownership and trade sale of a leading Cisco computer networking company (operating from central London).
Following the company sale in 2000, David returned to New Zealand after 18 years overseas. A consultancy role for a NZ Private Equity firm.
Over David’s working career he has undertaken the design, provisioning and implementation of projects. These were as varied as Swiss Banks first FOREX client margin trading system, a Telco’s mesh network for Satellite communications and building a global brand in driving simulators.
Property development has been an interest for both David and Jill over the past 30 years in Australia, the UK and New Zealand.
David maintains a passion for race and sports cars with an interest in flying when time allows.
David and Jill's life and professional experiences allow them to personally relate to clients and each of their unique requirements.