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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.
  • Michelle van Gaalen Deputy Chairman

    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.
  • Murray Brown

    Appointed as a Board member 1 July 2018. Mr Brown is also on the Board of Yachting New Zealand and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors. He previously held senior management positions at Fisher Funds Management and First NZ Capital.
  • 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.
  • Anne Blackburn

    Appointed as a Board member 1 July 2018. Ms Blackburn has a background in banking, governance and strategic advice and is currently a director of TSB Bank, Fidelity Life Limited, Fisher Funds Management Limited and Warren and Mahoney Limited. Ms Blackburn is also a member of the Treasury Commercial Operations Advisory Board.