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Dame Therese Walsh, Chairman (Wellington)

Therese is a Director of ASB Bank Limited, Antarctica NZ and Air NZ Limited, a Trustee of the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust, and Pro-Chancellor of Victoria University.  Previously she was the Chief Operating Officer for Rugby New Zealand 2011 Limited, the company established by the NZRU and the New Zealand Government to deliver the Rugby World Cup Tournament in 2011. She is also a previous Director of NZX Limited, NZ Cricket and Save the Children NZ, and held a senior role with KPMG. Most recently she held the role of Head of NZ for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Limited. She is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ.

 

Andy Coupe, Deputy Chair (Hamilton)

Andy is a professional director who has had more than 30 years’ experience in investment banking.  He is a director of Gentrack Group Ltd, Briscoe Group Ltd, Kingfish Ltd, Barramundi Ltd, and Marlin Global Ltd.  He is also Chair of the New Zealand Takeovers Panel.  Andy is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors.

 

Abby Foote (Christchurch)

Abby is a professional director with experience as a director of both NZX and Crown companies.  With qualifications in both law and accounting, Abby's career has covered both disciplines, focusing on corporate finance, treasury and commercial transactions.  She has a breadth of experience in a number of diverse areas including mergers and acquisitions, treasury and structured finance transactions, telecommunications, management of large projects and strategic development and implementation.

Abby is a director of Z Energy Limited where she chairs the Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committee, Sanford Limited and Freightways Limited.  She is also a board member and the chair of the Audit and Risk Committees of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.   Abby’s previous governance experience includes Transpower New Zealand Limited and the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Limited (LGFA).

           

Cameron Harland (Wellington)

Cameron is Chief Executive of CricHQ a fan engagement platform established for cricket and used throughout the world. Prior to this he ran a number of businesses within the broader Weta creative group including Park Road Post Production, a high-end post production facility, Portmouth Rentals, a lighting and camera rental business and Camperdown Limited, which owns the Stone Street Studios operation.   Cameron a director of Weta Workshop. He has a strong advertising and media background having held roles at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellington and London, and sports management at New Zealand Rugby.  Cameron was educated at Victoria University of Wellington where he graduated with an LLB and BA.

 

Toko Kapea (Wellington)

Toko is a Wellington-based commercial lawyer and director.  He’s currently director of Tuia Group Ltd and a partner in Tuia Legal.  Tuia Group provides business consulting, commercial law and economic development services.  He’s previously worked for Chapman Tripp, BNZ, Meridian Energy, St George Bank NZ, ANZ and Powershop. 

Toko has developed his governance skills through appointments to a number of Māori Trusts and incorporations including Parininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation and Ngati Apa Developments Ltd.  He is also on the board of Bathurst Resources Ltd and Duke Exploration Limited.

 

Kevin Malloy (Auckland)

Kevin has extensive experience in advertising and marketing in New Zealand, New York, Hong Kong and London.

He was with the global media agency Starcom for 29 years, including the role of Global Client Director on both Coca-Cola and P&G. Kevin also held the role of Chair for Australia/New Zealand for Vivaki (the trading arm for Publicis Groupe, who own Starcom and Zenith Optimedia).

Kevin is currently on the Board of Kiwibank, the Halberg Foundation, the Graeme Dingle Foundation and The Social Club.  Kevin also has a consulting role with Tourism NZ on their global media and digital strategy.

  

Julia Raue (Auckland)

Julia is an Independent Director for Z Energy Limited, Television New Zealand, The Warehouse Group, Southern Cross Medical Care Society, Jade Software Corporation, and is a Member of the Risk & Audit Committee for the Treasury.  Previously Julia was the Chief Information Officer of Air New Zealand (2007-2015).  She was awarded the New Zealand CIO of the Year award in 2009. Passionate about growing the number of females working in technology, Julia works with a number of institutions to drive awareness of IT as a career.