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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.


Trish Carter (Auckland)

Trish Carter has held senior news and current affairs management positions in New Zealand radio and television broadcasting over a career spanning nearly 30 years. Subsequently she was the Asia-Pacific establishment editor and bureau chief for the Al Jazeera English television news network. Trish has particular expertise in configuring and managing complex media projects and has specialised knowledge in media legal, cultural and ethical issues, competitive news formats and team management. She was a consultant to the Maori Television Service at its inception and is a former Board member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation, continuing as an honorary Trustee of that organisation. She has been a UNESCO national commissioner for six years, leading and advising the New Zealand National Commission on its communications and information mandate.


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.  Abbys previous governance experience includes Transpower New Zealand Limited and the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Limited (LGFA).        


Toko Kapea (Wellington)

Toko is a Wellington-based commercial lawyer and director. Hes currently director of Tuia Group Ltd and a partner in Tuia Legal. Tuia Group provides business consulting, commercial law and economic development services. Hes 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 Maori 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.