Our board provides governance over our strategy and oversees organisational performance.
Cam is the CEO of CricHQ. He has previously held roles running Park Road Post Production and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellington and is on the board of TVNZ and Weta Workshop. Cam has been involved in advertising and sports management through a range of agencies and professional groups.
Brook has previously held roles at the Ministry of Defence (Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning) and the Ministry of Justice (two Deputy Chief Executive roles).
Peter has been Chief Executive of NZTE since October 2011. Before NZTE Peter was based in Sydney as Regional President Norske Skog Australasia, manufacturing newsprint for New Zealand, Australia and Asian markets. He was also previously General Manager of Tasman Paper in Kawerau and Senior Vice President for Norske Skog International at the global headquarters in Oslo.
Dame Julie has extensive governance and industry experience in media, business development, hospitality and sport. After 25 years leading an international television production company, Dame Julie served on the Boards of New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, Rugby World Cup 2011 and Mediaworks. She is currently a trustee of Development West Coast, is on the Steering Group for New Zealand's participation at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, as well as chairing the board of the Ngāi Tahu Tourism-New Zealand rugby joint venture, The All Blacks Experience. She also now works as a business strategy, media and performance consultant.
Julie was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Governance and the Television industry in 2017.
Martyn has been the Director-General, Ministry for Primary Industries since November 2013. Before this appointment, he was New Zealand's High Commissioner to Australia – a role in which he was responsible for managing a range of trade issues with one of our most important trading partners. He was also Chief Executive/Comptroller of the New Zealand Customs Service from 2004-2011.
Stephen joined Tourism New Zealand as Chief Executive in April 2017. Before joining Tourism NZ, Stephen was CEO of Loyalty New Zealand, the company behind New Zealand's loyalty and data coalition, Fly Buys and the analytics business LAB360.
Stephen has extensive international experience working as a senior executive of world leading digital marketing, data and technology companies in the UK and North America.
Stephen is also a Board member of the Tourism Industry Association and sits on the New Zealand Screen Production Grant and Significant Economic Benefits Verification Panel.
He is a trustee and Board member of New Zealand data charity Figure NZ, a founding member of the Data Futures think tank and served as a member of several Cambridge University Advisory Boards.
Stephen holds an MBA from Cambridge University.
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Richard has been Chief Executive of Poutama since 1999. He has turned the organisation into one of New Zealand's most networked Māori businesses. Richard has a strong focus on initiating and driving collaborative activities among New Zealand and International businesses.
Michelle (Waikato, Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki) joined Te Puni Kōkiri as the Chief Executive in December 2012. She is the first Māori woman to lead Te Puni Kōkiri since its establishment 25 years ago.
Grant McPherson leads Education New Zealand on its mission to take New Zealand's "education experiences to the world for enduring economic social and cultural benefits".
Grant's previous experience includes roles as Deputy Chief Executive and General Manager, Strategy at New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE), following extensive experience as Regional Director, South/South East Asia and Group General Manager, Business Solutions on the NZTE Leadership Team.
Steve is Managing Director of LandbaseWineNZ Ltd, General Partner in Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates, and since 2017 has been Chancellor of Lincoln University. He co-founded Craggy Range Vineyards and led the company from 1999 to 2016. Since 2012 he has been involved in a number of agri-food sector initiatives including the Te Hono movement and on the advisory panel of the Primary Growth Partnership. Steve is a passionate crusader for anything of New Zealand with a strong commercial, export and marketing background.