John Blaikie

Investment Adviser


John Blaikie joined Craigs Investment Partners as an Investment Adviser in April 2017. Prior to this John spent eight years at Westpac as a Private Bank adviser in Wellington and more recently Dunedin. This followed a year working for a global Investment Bank in London. He also had a nine year professional rugby career in New Zealand and France before moving to the United Kingdom.

John advises clients in all aspects of equity, fixed interest investments and Kiwisaver, specialising in portfolio management for private clients and trusts.

John holds the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), Bachelor of Consumer & Applied Sciences, University of Otago (1997)
  • BA (Hons) (Economics), University of Cambridge (2008)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Personal Finance Planning), Massey University (2013)
  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2016)

He is a member of or accredited with the following organisations:

  • NZX Associate Adviser

John is in an Adviser Partnership with Greg Easton


Greg Easton joined Craigs in October 2006 following the purchase of Greenslades where he had been for the previous two years. Prior to entering the financial services industry Greg worked in Corporate Finance and other financial roles at Fonterra Co-operative Group gaining invaluable experience in areas such as company valuation and financial reporting.

Greg’s involvement in the community includes but is not limited to being a trustee on charitable trusts, committee member of the Dunedin Club and President of the University of Otago Rugby Club

Greg works alongside John Blaikie specialising in portfolio management.

Greg holds the following qualifications:

  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)
  • NZX Diploma (2008)
  • Post Graduate Diploma for Graduates (Statistics), Otago University (2000)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Otago University (1999)

He is a member of or accredited with the following organisations:

  • NZX Adviser

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Dunedin Branch Details

Branch Address

Level 4
229 Moray Place
Dunedin Central
Dunedin 9016

Postal Address

PO Box 5545
Dunedin 9054