IPM's team of individuals are specialists in their field with unrivalled levels of experience gained from working on some of the most complex projects in New Zealand.

Our Leaders


BSc (Prop Dev), MCIOB, PMP

Managing Director

David is the Managing Director and a Project Director; he founded IPM in 2002. He has over 35 years’ experience in all aspects of property feasibility and development, covering commercial, retail, medical, infrastructure and large-scale residential projects. 

He’s managed multi-developments for clients, including large shopping malls with multiple tenancy fit-outs, feasibility planning, and resource consenting for retail and residential developments. David recently led the team in the successful land acquisition and resource consent achievement for a 3333 sqm mixed-use site.

David built his credible reputation on strong leadership and his expertise. He demonstrates clear direction, has confidence in his ability and gets jobs done. David is competitive by nature, and takes his satisfaction from making a difference and getting clients what they need. 

David has played petanque for NZ in the World Championships, and enjoys a nice drop of wine.


Bsc Nursing, PGDipHsc, PGDipBH, PMP


Joanne is a Director at IPM, and a Senior Project Manager. With a nursing background, she’s also the Technical Director of healthcare projects.
For 10 years, she specialised in nursing, clinical and operational management and later project management. She was also the founding director of a management consultancy that merged with IPM. She thrives on the variety, complexity and challenge of leading project teams, and has seen the successful delivery of more than 50 facility projects with capital values ranging from $2M-$30M.

She prides herself on walking away from a project knowing it’s the best fit for purpose facility possible and that she’s made a difference, delivering a great environment for staff and patients.

Joanne enjoys running, reading, travel and spending time with family. She’s been at IPM since 2004.

Nothing is impossible. A thorough plan of attack and impeccable service mean things just get done.

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If you’re looking to partner with people who will truly lead your project and be accountable, call us today.

We’ll help you build your future.

David Lippard

Managing Director