Team - ASAP Finance Ltd

Strong business acumen – experience and solutions-orientated

Over 50 years of commercial, residential and development finance experience between them, the team at ASAP Finance are focused on how to help you succeed. It's about, "How do we do this?" Rather than, "Why shouldn't we do this?"

Adarsh Patel BComLLb Director

Adarsh has a diverse background in finance, property and business in New Zealand. The executive director of ASAP Finance, Adarsh has extensive experience funding hundreds of millions of dollars in property loans – in addition, he has owned, managed and developed more than $200 million in property. This experience offers valuable insight into understanding your funding requirements and in assessing the merits of each property opportunity.

Adarsh's previous experience includes roles with KPMG, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and as a director of RB Patel Group Limited.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Law degree from Auckland University.

(DDI) 09 520 7381
Darpan Patel BCom(hons)LLb Director

Experienced in banking, investment, property finance, property investment, development and mainstream business, Darpan has overseen more than $2 billion in property lending through ASAP Finance. He Has also undertaken many commercial and residential property development projects throughout New Zealand.

Darpan is a past director of OCG Consulting Limited and RB Patel Group Limited.

Darpan completed a BCom (Hons) LLB from Auckland University in 1999.

(DDI) 09 520 7382
Parash Sarma BCom, PGDBA Client Services Director

Parash's experience includes property finance, retail and market research, as well as international experience in Mumbai (India) and Fiji prior to his arrival in Auckland in 2008. An active property investor, Parash also enjoys watching and playing sport.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

(M) 021 864 730 | (DDI) 09 520 7383

Kevin Zhou 周恺 BBS, PDipFin Senior Lending Manager

With a background in retail, finance and property finance, Kevin is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Kevin has a Post Graduate degree in Finance from Massey University.

(M) 021 910 704 | (DDI) 09 520 7384
Dan Liao 廖子青 BBS(Fin) Senior Lending Manager

Prior to joining ASAP Finance, Dan worked as a trader in financial derivatives for more than three years. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Dan has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Massey University.

(M) 021 504 358 | (DDI) 09 520 7385
Ben Friedlander BCom Lending Manager

Offering a diverse and varied background in business, including the legal, financial and property sectors, Ben's experience includes work as a funds management analyst where he was responsible for business modelling, valuation and due diligence for potential acquisitions and investments.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, graduating from the University of Auckland in 2012.

(M) 021 063 7711 | (DDI) 09 520 7386