Mavis Mullins

Governance and Leadership, Commerce and Culture, Paewai Mullins Shearing Ltd

Mavis Mullins is one of New Zealand’s distinguished business and community leaders. Her extensive list of national awards, honours and accolades are testament to her governance excellence, her ability to connect people and her inspirational leadership.

Her recent achievements include:

2017 – Inductee NZ Business Hall of Fame

2017 – Outstanding Māori Business Leader – Auckland University

2017 – Massey University Distinguished Alumni Award

2016 – Westpac Rural Woman of Influence

As a government and private sector governance leader, Mavis has amassed experience in a wide range of sectors from health, environment, agriculture, education, telecommunications and sport. Being Patron of the Agribusiness Women’s Development Trust gives opportunity to share skills and experiences.

At the heart of her success is her advocacy and commitment to Māori and Māori business, strong governance with diversity for improved decision making, deep personal integrity and her common sense approach.

Mavis is also widely respected as a public speaker and thought leader, as she has an innate ability to understand the opportunities and challenges of the future.