Company Secretary and General Counsel
Charles Bolt is the Company Secretary and General Counsel. He joined Fletcher Building as Corporate Legal Counsel in 2002. He has been closely involved in the company’s corporate initiatives in that time, in particular major acquisition and divestments, the establishment of global employee share schemes, and has been instrumental in implementing legislative compliance programmes across the group. He was also instrumental in the establishment of Fletcher Building Property Team in 2014.
Prior to this, he spent eight years at Bell Gully working on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and managed funds. He began his career as a lawyer at the New Zealand Stock Exchange.
Charles was recognised as in-house lawyer of the year in 2014, and his team won in-house legal team of the year 2012 at the New Zealand Law awards.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Victoria University of Wellington, and completed the Senior Executive Programme at Columbia University in New York in 2009.