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ANDY COUPE, LLB(CHAIRMAN) (HAMILTON)

Andy is a professional director who has had more than 30 years' experience in investment banking. He is a director 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.


KEVIN MALLOY(DEPUTY CHAIR) (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 Trust, the Graeme Dingle Foundation and New Zealand Cricket. He is also a Beachheads Advisor for NZTE and has a consulting role with Tourism NZ on their global media and digital strategy.
 

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 Chair of Z Energy Limited and a director of Sanford Limited and Freightways Limited.  Abby's previous governance experience includes Transpower New Zealand Limited, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (LIC) and the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Limited (LGFA).


JULIA RAUE(AUCKLAND)

Julia is an Independent Director for Television New Zealand, Z Energy Limited, The Warehouse Group, Southern Cross Medical Care Society, Southern Cross Pet Insurance Limited and Jade Software Corporation. She has extensive experience in information technology, business transformation and strategic planning across the airline, telecommunications, local government and not-for-profit sectors. Previously Julia was the Chief Information Officer of Air New Zealand (2007-2015) and was awarded the New Zealand CIO of the Year award in 2009. She is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a member of Global Women New Zealand. 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.
 

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 M?ori 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.


TRISH CARTER(AUCKLAND)

Trish Carter has held senior news and current affairs positions in New Zealand radio and television.   She was the first Asia Pacific Editor and Bureau Chief for the Al Jazeera television network and has particular expertise in configuring and managing complex media projects with specialised knowledge in media legal and ethical issues. She was a consultant to the M?ori Television Service at its inception and is a former Board member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation. She is a former New Zealand UNESCO commissioner, leading the Commission on its communications and information mandate.