Meet our board

Jane Taylor, LLB (Hons), LLM (First Class Honours)

Jane Taylor is a professional director with a strong background in both law and finance.  Her current governance appointments include Silver Fern Farms Limited, where she chairs the Audit, Risk and Mitigation Committee, Landcare Research New Zealand Limited (Chairman), Radio New Zealand Limited (Deputy Chairman), Hirepool Group Limited and OTPP New Zealand Forest Investments Limited.  She is a board member of the External Reporting Board (XRB).  Former directorships include Forestry Corporation of New Zealand Limited, GNS Science Limited and Research and Education Advanced Network Limited. 

Jane holds an LLB(Hons) and LLM (First Class Honours) from the University of Auckland and a postgraduate qualification in Accountancy and Finance from Victoria University of Wellington.  She is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand, a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court and a member of the New Zealand Law Society, and a member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Jacqueline (Jackie) Lloyd, BA, BCom
Deputy Chair

Jackie has an extensive background in private and public organisations. She is currently Chair of Experience Wellington (Wellington Museums Trust), 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 Audit and Risk Committee, and an advisor to AgResearch and the New Zealand Defence Force.

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 a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors.

Carol Campbell, BCom, CA

Carol Campbell brings 30 years of financial experience with a background as a Chartered Accountant. She was previously a Partner at Ernst and Young for over 25 years and National Director for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award programme.

Carol is Director of The Business Advisory Group Ltd and holds Directorships in a number of other companies, including Turners and Growers Limited, Hick Bros Civil Construction Limited, Woodford Properties Limited, Bravestar Films Limited and CMS Alphatech Limited. She is also a Trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities NZ.

Richard Dellabarca

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, the NZX listed Wynyard Group, Kea New Zealand and Solvency II Solutions, an insurance software business based in the United Kingdom.

Alan Dunn

Alan Dunn is a Director of Burger Fuel Worldwide Limited and Greenstone 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 brings a comprehensive range of commercial, financial, tax, regulatory and sustainability expertise, developed 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.

She is currently an independent director of both Watercare Services Limited and AWF Group Limited. She is a former Chair of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants National Tax Committee and former member of the Statutory Panel appointed to review the Emissions Trading Scheme in 2011.

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 three 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. 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, SouthFuels Limited, Timaru District Holdings Limited 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.