Meet our board
Jane Taylor, LLB (Hons), LLM (First Class Honours), BForSc (Hons) Dip. Acc. CA CFInstD
Jane Taylor is a professional director, with a strong background in both law and finance. Her current governance appointments include Chair of Landcare Research New Zealand Limited and Predator Free 2050 Limited, Deputy Chair of Radio New Zealand, and a director of Silver Fern Farms Limited, Kiwibank Limited and OTPP New Zealand Forest Investments Limited. Jane is also a board member of the External Reporting Board (XRB).
Former directorships include Forestry Corporation of New Zealand Limited, Hirepool Group Limited, Heartland NZ Limited, GNS Science Limited and Research and Education Advanced Network Limited. Jane was awarded the Otago Daily Times Business Leader of the Year for 2016.
Jane holds an LLB(Hons) and LLM with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland, a postgraduate qualification in accountancy and finance from Victoria University of Wellington and a BForSc (Hons) from the University of Canterbury. She is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand, a member of the New Zealand Law Society and a member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Jane is also certified as an Independent Hearings Commissioner (Chair endorsement) under the Resource Management Act 1991.
Jacqueline (Jackie) Lloyd, BA, BCom, CMInsD
Jackie has an extensive background in private and public organisations. She is currently Chair of Experience Wellington (Wellington Museums Trust), a director of AgResearch, a trustee of The Lion Foundation and a member of the Combined Council for the Weltec & Whitieria Institutes of Technology. She is also Chair of the State Services Commission Risk and Assurance Committee, and an independent member the New Zealand Defence Force Risk and Assurance Committee.
Jackie has a strong background in business transformation, human resources and leadership. She previously served as global human resources director for the New Zealand Dairy Board and NZMP Fonterra, and subsequently as a consultant and New Zealand country manager for Hewitt Associates and The Gallup Organization. Jackie is a member of Global Women and serves on the National Council of the Institute of Directors in NZ (Inc).
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, holds a number of Private company Directorships and is Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities in New Zealand.
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.
Richard Dellabarca returned to New Zealand in 2015 after 14 years offshore in a variety of CEO, CFO and director positions in private equity backed ventures, capital markets, financial services and technology related opportunities. Prior to this, Richard was an investment banker, working in both New Zealand and Australia in Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets.
Richard has an MBA from Cambridge University and is qualified as a barrister and solicitor, and chartered accountant.
Richard is currently Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, and a Board member for the New Zealand Rugby Union, Harmoney Limited, Kea New Zealand and Solvency II Solutions, an insurance software business based in the United Kingdom.
Alan Dunn is a Director of Burger Fuel Worldwide Limited and Z Energy Limited. Until 2007, he spent 30 years with McDonald’s, holding senior international appointments including Chairman and CEO of McDonald’s New Zealand, Vice-President Operations at McDonald’s head office in Chicago, and regional Vice-President and Managing Director of McDonald’s Nordic region based in Sweden.
In addition to his strong business background, he has contributed to a variety of community and education organisations, including Chairman of the Clean Up NZ Trust, the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Foundation, the AUT School of Hotel and Restaurant Studies Advisory Committee and the AUT Maori Scholarship Committee, and as a Trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities. In 2001 he chaired the Government Task Force on Business Compliance Cost.
Julia Hoare, BCom, FCA
Julia is a professional independent director. She possesses a comprehensive range of commercial and financial expertise, developed from both her governance roles and over the course of 20 years as a partner with PwC. She retired from the PwC partnership on 31 December 2012 to pursue a full time corporate governance career.
Julia is currently the Deputy Chair and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for both The a2 Milk Company Limited and Watercare Services Limited. She is also a director and the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committees of both Port of Tauranga Limited and AWF Madison Group Limited. Julia is a member of the Institute of Directors National Council and the External Reporting Board Advisory Panel.
Julia is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Institute of Directors.
Richard Ian Leggat, BSc
Richard brings 30 years experience across manufacturing, sales and marketing, governance and financial management in a range of industries, with a particular focus on investment advice to institutional clients. For the past five years Richard has been a full time director with positions on a number of government and sporting organisations.
Amongst his positions Richard is a Director of Tourism NZ, Education NZ, Waterfront Auckland, Chair of the NZ Cycle Trail, Director of Cycling NZ and Director of SnowSports NZ.
Richie Smith, MBA
Richie Smith brings with him over 20 years of national and international executive leadership roles with an extensive background in agriculture and logistics. Previously Richie has served as the Chief Executive for companies such as the Farmside Group and GreenFields (CRT).
He currently holds directorships in a number of companies including Hilton Haulage Transport Group, Timaru District Holdings Limited, Pivot Software Group and Ngai Tahu Farming. Previous directorships in a range of industries have included dairy, agriculture, telecommunications, technology and manufacturing. Richie has also previously held a Ministerial appointment to the South Canterbury District Health Board.