Our Body Corporate Team

Steve Plummer

Managing Director | P 09 320 5215 | M 027 672 2777 | E steve.plummer@scopestrata.co.nz

Steve Plummer is nearing twenty years in Unit Title management and administration. Steve initially started out as a body corporate manager In a large property company. Having proved his ability to manage complex property issues quickly led to his promotion including as CEO before leaving and starting Scope Strata Management with Gower Buchanan.

Steve combines a pragmatic approach with his extensive knowledge of Unit Title legislation. Steve handles very complex issues with confidence and is always available to speak to clients and provide practice advice. Steve also handles new business enquires.

Prior to working in property Steve was a NZ police officer and has worked in the U.K as a company investigator. Steve holds a degree in business management.

Gower Buchanan

Director | P 09 376 2186 | M 027 448 4943 | E gower.buchanan@scopestrata.co.nz

Gower started his working life as a real estate salesperson in Christchurch in early 2007.

For the last seven years he has managed the Ray White Damerell Group business- based out of Ponsonby. A top 5 Ray White International business.

As part of his desire to provide his clients with a more than exceptional sales experience he made the decision to approach the best Strata Manager in New Zealand Steve Plummer – to become his business partner in Scope Strata Management. Very quickly Scope Strata has become an integral part of the Ray White Damerell Group team of businesses.

Recognised as a leader within the Real Estate industry – Gower brings the skills that he has learnt from over a decade in the business and an educated approach to assist in the provision of exceptional customer service for Scope Strata Clients.

Nicki Pugh

Body Corporate Manager | 09 320 5215 | nicki.pugh@scopestrata.co.nz

Nicki is one of our key team members with a range of experience across different fields. Nicki has been a body corporate manager for a number of years and has a background in in hospitality and customer service both in NZ and the United Kingdom. Nicki understands the expectations and professionalism required to manage our client’s needs. Nicki is reliable and a steady hand when dealing with property issues.

Deborah Higgs

Senior Body Corporate Manager | 09 320 5215 | E deborah.higgs@scopestrata.co.nz

Deborah brings to the Scope team an extensive knowledge of the Unit Titles Act, along with experience in working with a variety of multi living complexes and bodies corporate, and has a passion and drive for always providing a professional service, ensuring customer satisfaction and building strong relationships with her clients.

Banke Moss

Body Corporate Manager | 09 320 5215 | E banke.moss@scopestrata.co.nz

As a Body Corporate Manager, Banke Moss brings several years of experience working across commercial and residential Bodies Corporate and in leaky building administration. Building strong professional relationships is an important aspect, along with being adaptable and approachable.

Banke has a diverse background having worked in Government, Advertising, Non-profit, Education, and Event management.

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Winnie Yao

Body Corporate Manager| 09 320 5215 | E winnie.yao@scopestrata.co.nz

Winnie has been in the Body Corporate industry for over 10 years undertaking different roles. She brings her knowledge and experience working with a variety of bodies corporate and community living complexes. Winnie believes that delivering great customer services is the key and she is very approachable and always willing to help. She speaks fluently in Mandarin and Cantonese.


Oliver Vitali

Body Corporate Services | 09 320 5215 | E oliver.vitali@scopestrata.co.nz

Oliver comes from a Finance background having spent 23 years in the banking industry and almost a decade in Body Corporate Management. Oliver brings a wide ranging knowledge base with experience in financial management, collections, data analysing, and strategies for process improvement. Oliver also deals with disclosure statement requests and other compliance responsibilities within the business.

Chamathka Wipulaguna

Account Assistant  | 09 320 5215 | E chami@scopestrata.co.nz

Chamathka comes from an accounting background having completed her Master’s degree in management & accounting together with previous work experience in body corporate services in New Zealand and accounting solutions in Sri Lanka. Chamathka understands the importance of accurate representation of financial information and thrives to deliver high quality results.

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Support Administrator | 09 320 5215 | E accounts@scopestrata.co.nz

Denise has an extensive background in administration and front-line customer service delivery as well as some accounts and payroll experience.  An efficient and positive administrator with strong communication, organisational and inter-personal skills, Denise has a highly organised and professional approach dedicated to providing an excellent standard of service.  Denise has a diverse background having worked in the business and education sectors as well as for not-for-profit charitable trusts.

Shelly Vitali

Support Administrator  | 09 320 5215 | E assistant@scopestrata.co.nz

Shelley has a broad background in sales and event management, recruitment and training. For nearly 30 years she has led large, successful teams in both the commercial and not for profit sector.

Shelly is passionate about community, and initiated programmes for new immigrants, Victim Support, as well as serving on the St John NZ Area Committee. Here at Scope Strata Shelly is our all round support administrator.

Leon Li

Accountant | 021 525 422 | E accounts@scopestrata.co.nz

Leon has worked as an accountant for leading Real Estate Agencies for over a decade. He brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Accountant for Scope Strata.