Meet our board
The NZ Post Board of Directors is responsible for the overall direction objectives and strategies of the group.
Carol Campbell, BCom, CA
Carol Campbell brings 30 years of financial experience with a background as a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient Board governance. Carol holds a number of directorships across a broad spectrum of companies, including T&G Global, NZME, NPT and the Fisher Listed Investment companies – Kingfish, Barramundi and Marlin Global where she is also Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. She is also a Director of Kiwibank and holds a number of private company directorships.
Carol was a Director of The Business Advisory Group for 11 years a chartered accountancy practice, and prior to that a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years.
Richie Smith, MBA
Richie Smith brings with him over 20 years of national and international executive leadership roles with an extensive background in change management, agriculture and logistics. Richie has had significant experience as a Chief Executive in a range of industry sectors before focusing on governance roles.
He currently holds chairmanship and directorship roles in a number of companies including Hilton Haulage Transport Group, Tapex Group PTY, Ngai Tahu Farming and a number of private entities. He is also Chairman of the United Fire Brigades Association of New Zealand.
Richie has held previous directorship positions in the dairy, agriculture, telecommunications, technology and tourism sectors. He was also a Ministerial appointment to a District Health Board.