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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
Vanessa is currently an Independent Director for Alliance Group, NZ Refinery, Heartland Bank and a member of the Tertiary Education Commission and Financial Markets Authority....READ MORE >
Agnes Naera Director Business, Student & Community Partnerships, AUT University, leans strongly into amplifying the importance of diversity and inclusion and advancing the...READ MORE >
Anna was appointed General Manager, GlaxoSmithKline NZ Ltd in May 2012 and is a commercially astute and inspirational leader. Anna began her career as a nurse and has more than...READ MORE >
Annabel Cotton is one of New Zealand’s leading investor relations practitioners. Through Merlin IR, she has worked alongside many of New Zealand’s leading listed companies...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 >
After a successful career as a Partner at EY Jo is the External Director of the EY Darden Executive Education and specialises in providing Advisory Board and Governance...READ MORE >
Felicity has more than 25 years of experience in the finance industry, including in retail and commercial banking and human resources.
Felicity was most recently the...READ MORE >
Jo is an established Senior Executive with broad international experience and a proven track record spanning more than 20 years in the financial and professional services...READ MORE >
Founder and Director of Nirvana Health Group, a management company for East Tamaki Healthcare, West Auckland Healthcare and White Cross.
The company delivers Primary...READ MORE >
Susan is an Independent Director on the Board of ASB as well as Trustpower (TPW – NZX), Xero (XRO – ASX/NZX), Vista Group (VGL – NZX/VIL – ASX) and...READ MORE >