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Charles Ma Bio

Born in Auckland, a New Zealander of Chinese descent, Charles Ma is Founder and CEO of the MADE Group, with over $1 billion of development completed and more than $1.5 billion in progress. His thinking is at the forefront of enhancing how people live, work and find a sense of true belonging in urban communities.

Charles has degrees in Civil Engineering and Commerce from the University of Auckland (NZ) and has studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business, London Business School, Harvard Business School, and Oxford’s Said Business School.

His first city, Auranga, on the southern border of Auckland - New Zealand’s largest city - will become home to up to 14,000 people when completed, making it the largest master-planned community in the nation’s history.

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