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  • Cecilia Tarrant Chairman

    Appointed as a Board member 25 August 2011, as Deputy Chairman from 1 July 2013 to 30 April 2017 and as Chairman from 1 May 2017. Ms Tarrant is a director of Fletcher Building Limited, Seeka Limited, Payments NZ Limited and Annuitas Management Limited. She is a member of the University of Auckland investment committee, a trustee of the University of Auckland Foundation and an executive-in-residence at the University of Auckland Business School. She previously held a number of senior management positions with Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley in New York and London.
  • Craig Ansley

    Appointed as a Board member 16 July 2012. Dr Ansley is a member of the Board of New Zealand Super and an external member of the BNZ Wealth & Privacy Banking Review Committee. He was a founder of the New Zealand office of Russell Investment Group and spent several years in senior roles in that organisation.
  • Michelle van Gaalen

    Appointed as a Board member 1 November 2012 and as Deputy Chairman 1 September 2017. Ms van Gaalen is currently Chief Executive of Pinnacle Life Limited and is a director of FlexiCard (and associated companies). She has previously held various executive roles including Director of Strategy and Business Performance for the BNZ.
  • Shelley Cave

    Appointed as a Board member 1 July 2014. Ms Cave is a director of Delegat Group Limited and was formerly a partner of the law firm Simpson Grierson specialising in capital markets transactions.
  • Ainsley McLaren

    Appointed as a Board member 1 July 2015. Ms McLaren is a board member of the Financial Markets Authority, a director of Hohepa Auckland Regional Board and an executive director at Harbour Asset Management Limited. She has previously held various executive roles including Head of Investment Management at ASB Group Investments and Executive Director at First State Investments (NZ) Limited.
  • Alison O'Connell

    Appointed as a Board member 1 May 2017. Dr O'Connell is also on the Board of the Education Benevolent Society Inc. and the Earthquake Commission. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the UK and the New Zealand Society of Actuaries and formerly held executive roles at the Pensions Policy Institute, Swiss Re and McKinsey.