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Our Board members each have a remarkable record of leadership, entrepreneurship, corporate governance and service. The Board’s role is to govern the strategic direction of Global Women as an organisation of importance to the economic and social prosperity of New Zealand.
Global Women Chair
Theresa Gattung is a New Zealand business leader, author, philanthropist and investor. Her best-selling autobiography Bird on a Wire was published in 2010.
Perhaps best...READ MORE >
Managing Director, Merlin Consulting
Annabel is a professional director and is the Managing Director of Merlin Consulting, an adviser to NZX and ASX listed companies on investor relations, governance and...READ MORE >
Cilla Hegarty founded NZ Tax Refunds, the market leader in online tax refunds in New Zealand, in 2008. A pioneer in the industry Cilla established the company out of a desire...READ MORE >
Jo is a Partner in EY’s Advisory practice. Jo leads EY’s risk practice for NZ and sits on the Oceania Risk leadership team for EY.
Jo has over 21 years’ experience...READ MORE >
Julia is an Independent Director for Z Energy Limited, The Warehouse Group Limited, Television New Zealand, Jade Software Corporation and Southern Cross Medical Care...READ MORE >
Kaitohu Rautaki Maori Head of Te Ao Maori Strategy, ANZ
Karleen holds a Masters in Management for the University of Auckland and was appointed as the Kaitohu Rautaki Maori Head of Te Ao Maori Strategy ANZ in June 2021. Prior this...READ MORE >
Lara is a senior partner at PwC, specialising in internal audit, and governance, risk and compliance (IA/GRC). She has held a number of leadership roles within PwC, including...READ MORE >
Penelope is a strategic brand, engagement and communications consultant.
Her most recent full-time post was Assistant Vice-Chancellor External Relations and Development...READ MORE >
Susan is an experienced business leader with a particular interest in helping companies to drive growth through technology, innovation, and organisational culture. Susan is...READ MORE >