Board of Directors

Rob Campbell

Chairman (Auckland)

Chair of Market Disclosure Committee

Independent Director appointed in May 2013. Appointed Chairman of thl in August 2013 and Chair of Market Disclosure Committee in April 2014. Rob has over 30 years experience in investment management and corporate governance. Currently Chair of Skycity Entertainment Group Limited, Summerset Group Holdings Limited (NZ) and WEL Networks, and a director of Precinct Properties. Rob trained as an economist and has worked in a variety of capital market advisory and governance roles over a long period.

Debbie Birch

Director (Wellington)

Chair of the Marketing & Customer Experience Committee

Independent Director appointed in September 2016. Debbie has held various director and trustee positions for the last 8 years and is currently Chair of Taupo Moana Investments Limited. She is a board member of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited, NZ Venture Investment Fund Limited, White Island Tours Limited, Ngati Awa Group Holdings Limited, Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC Limited, LGNZ Independent Assessment Board, Te Pūia Tāpapa GP Limited and a Trustee of Wellington Free Ambulance and a Member of the Sustainable Finance Forum Leaders Group. She has significant financial, commercial and strategic experience gained in Asia, Australia and New Zealand with more than 30 years working in global capital markets.

Rob Hamilton

Director (Auckland)

Chair of the Audit Committee

Independent Director appointed in February 2019. Rob is currently Chief Financial Officer at SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited and also oversees SKYCITY’s International Business division and ICT function. Prior to his role at SKYCITY, Rob served as a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Banking at First NZ Capital (now Jarden). Rob is a respected member of the finance community, with more than 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles. Rob is also a Board of Trustees member for Auckland Grammar School and has previously been a Board member on the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

Guorong Qian

Director (China)

Non-Independent Director appointed in July 2019. Guorong is currently Vice Chairman of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, a global investment management and advisory firm which employs over 320 staff through seven offices in China, Japan and the United States. Guorong has been with CITIC Capital in various roles since its founding. He previously worked in various brokerage, asset management and investment roles.

Cathy Quinn, ONZM

Director (Auckland)

Chair of the Sustainability and Risk Committee

Independent Director appointed September 2017. Appointed Chair of the Sustainability & Risk Committee in May 2019. Cathy is currently a senior corporate partner at MinterEllisonRuddWatts; she served as the firm’s Chair for eight years and was also a member of the Australasian MinterEllison Legal Group Executive Board for the period she chaired the firm. Cathy is a director of Fletcher Building Limited, Fletcher Building Industries Limited and Rangatira Limited. She is also a member of the Board of the NZ Treasury and chairs its Audit & Risk Committee. She is a former member of the NZ Securities Commission and Capital Markets Development Taskforce. Cathy was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit in 2016 for services to law and women.

Gráinne Troute

Director (Auckland)

Chair of Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Independent Director appointed in February 2015. Appointed Chair Remuneration & Nomination Committee in February 2015. Gráinne is a director of NZX-listed companies Summerset Group Holdings Limited, Investore Property Limited and Evolve Education Group. Her executive career included the roles of General Manager Corporate Services for SKYCITY Entertainment Group, Managing Director of McDonald’s Restaurants (New Zealand) Ltd, NZ Managing Director of HR consultancy Right Management and HR lead for Coopers & Lybrand Auckland (now PWC). Gráinne also served for many years as a trustee and chair in the not-for-profit sector, including having been Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities NZ for five years.