BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
CHAIRPERSON - Rt. Hon Sir Don McKinnon ONZ GCVO
A former Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sir Don spent eight years as the Commonwealth Secretary General. He is presently the Chair of Just Water International Limited and has served as a trustee of a number of not for profit organisations.
DEPUTY CHAIR - Dame Jenny Gibbs DNZM
Dame Jenny is well known as a patron of the arts, having served as a trustee on the Arts Foundation New Zealand, the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation and the Auckland Contemporary Arts Trust, and on the boards of the Museum of NZ Te Papa Tongarewa and New Zealand Opera Company. In addition to her work in the arts, Dame Jenny served on the Auckland University Council almost continuously from 1975 to 2009, including two terms as Pro Chancellor.
DIRECTOR - John Avery
John is a full time director having previously been a commercial lawyer for 35 years. He was a longstanding partner in law firm Hesketh Henry including tenure as both Managing Partner and Chairman. John also served as Chairman of an umbrella organization, The Lawlink Group Ltd. Current directorships include The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Ltd, Spider Tracks Ltd, Fund Managers Auckland Ltd , Signify Ltd and a not for profit, The New Zealand School of Dance and The New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency Limited.
DIRECTOR - Lisa Bates (from 1 April 2012)
Lisa has worked in the New Zealand arts sector for over 25 years, including senior roles such as producing Shortland St for South Pacific Pictures. She supports the not-for-profit sector and has contributed to fundraising strategies for most major arts organisations. Lisa achieved Fundraiser of the Year award for her Q Theatre work in 2010. She is an independent company director and a member of the Institute of Directors. Lisa has been appointed by the Crown to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board and is also a Trustee of The Big Idea/Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust. Lisa works in the field of marketing and communications as Executive Director of the design and brand agency Hawkins&Co.
DIRECTOR - Derek Dallow
Derek is a commercial law specialist, lawyer and mediator. He has an extensive practice which includes acting on major property developments, consulting to company directors on business structuring, director duties and acting for a number of major trusts. Derek has been senior legal advisor to the North Harbour Stadium, the Trusts' Stadium, the Bruce Mason Centre and Massey University. He was appointed one of North Harbour Stadium's foundation trustees, and has been North Harbour Rugby Union's solicitor since 1989. Derek has been appointed by the Crown to the Eden Park Trust Board.
DIRECTOR - John Robertson QSO
John is an accredited company director and chartered accountant. His public service has included Member of Parliament for Papakura, Chairman of Infrastructure Auckland, and Mayor of Papakura. He is a former Chairman of Counties Manukau Sports Foundation, Great Potentials Foundation, and a founding Trustee of the TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre. John is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.
DIRECTOR - Peter Stubbs
Peter is a leading New Zealand marketing lawyer and the head of the Sports, Entertainment and Marketing practice of Simpson Grierson. Previously, Peter was Deputy Chairman (then Chairman) of THE EDGE and Deputy Chairman of Tourism NZ. He was a long-term member (then Chairman) of the Hamilton City Council Events Sponsorship Subcommittee and was a founding member and later president of the NZ Events and Sponsorship Association. Peter is Deputy Chairman of Dunedin Venues Management Limited and a member of the Institute of Directors.
DIRECTOR - Rukumoana Tira Marie Schaafhausen
Rukumoana has practised as a lawyer for a number of years, specialising in the area of governance. She previously worked for a large scale property development company. Rukumoana serves as a director/trustee on a number of Boards including Waikato Tainui Te Kauhanganui Incorporated, Genesis Energy and the NZ Centre for Social Innovation.
DIRECTOR - Gary Troup
Gary brings not only a business and sporting background but a strong community and local government involvement. He was previously Deputy Mayor of Manukau City Council and prior to that spent 12 years on the Papatoetoe Community Board, six as Chairman. Actively involved with many local community groups, Gary, a former NZ cricketer, has continued his involvement in cricket and is now President of Auckland Cricket. Gary is a trustee on the John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation and Chairman of Camp Quality NZ (for children living with cancer).
- CHIEF EXECUTIVE - Robert Domm
- CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Patrick Cleaver
- DIRECTOR BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL PERFORMANCE - Kym Fell
- DIRECTOR EXTERNAL RELATIONS - Paul Brewer
- DIRECTOR MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS - Vicki Johnson
- DIRECTOR CENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS - Robbie Macrae
- DIRECTOR AUCKLAND ART GALLERY - Rhana Devenport
- DIRECTOR AUCKLAND CONVENTIONS - Mohamed Mansour
- DIRECTOR AUCKLAND STADIUMS - Geoff Williams
- DIRECTOR AUCKLAND ZOO - Jonathan Wilcken
- GENERAL MANAGER, INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (Cultural Institutions) - Maree Laurent
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