Raewyn Lovett, LLB
Chartered Director - Institute of Directors

Raewyn has a number of years’ experience in sport governance. Raewyn was a member of the Auckland Sport (now Aktive - Auckland Sport & Recreation) Establishment Board. She has recently retired from the Netball New Zealand Board after nine years, serving the last seven years as Chair and she was an inaugural member of the ANZ Championship Board, which she sat on for seven years, three of them as Chair. Raewyn also sits on the boards of a number of commercial/private companies including Quotable Value Limited (Deputy Chair) and CHT, which operates rest homes and hospitals in the Auckland area. She is a partner of national law firm Duncan Cotterill and specialises in the areas of corporate and commercial law.

Graham Child, BCom CA
Member of the Institute of Directors

Graham has extensive senior management and governance experience. He is a former NZ Hockey representative, Chaired NZ Hockey from 2005-2010, and was subsequently made a life member of the sport. Graham holds several other commercial directorships and serves on Aktive’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Eru Lyndon, LLB, MBA (dist.)

Eru has extensive leadership experience and is currently the Regional Commissioner for Social Development (Northland), and also holds a number of other directorships or advisory roles to organisations. Eru is a former New Zealand representative tennis player and age group champion, and attended a college in the United States on an athletic scholarship for tennis. Eru affiliates to the Ngati Whatua iwi.

Peter Meehan, Dip.BusM. F Fin, FAIBF, AFNZIM

Peter has a depth of knowledge in banking, IT, risk management, sales and service and project management, where, after 45 years in banking he retired from the role of General Manager Operations and Risk. Peter is a company director and has served on numerous sporting boards including the Chair of Sport Waitakere and Chair of the Auckland Regional Sports Trust Alliance. Peter was a member of the Auckland Sport (now Aktive - Auckland Sport & Recreation) Establishment Board and convenes Aktive’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Helen Robinson
Chartered Director - Institute of Directors

Helen has led many technology companies over the past 30 years, including as Managing Director for Microsoft New Zealand and Vice President for Pivotal Corporation Asia Pacific. Helen was the CEO of the TZ1 Registry which was acquired by London based Markit Group Ltd, where she continued to act as Global Managing Director, Environmental Markets until mid-2011. Helen is Managing Director, Markets Registry Ltd.

Helen is the Chair, The Network for Learning Ltd (N4L), CLOUD M Ltd, Mondiale Technologies and the Valens Group and acts as independent Director for ATEED (Auckland Tourism Events & Economic Development) and National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA). She is a Council Member for Open Polytechnic NZ.

Jo Wiggins, BPhEd

Jo has over 25 years’ experience in local government in Auckland and has been involved professionally or in a governance role in the sport and recreation sector equally over that time. Jo was a member of the Auckland Sport Establishment Board, and the former Chair of Sport Auckland. She owns her own consultancy business providing strategic planning, policy, planning advice and project leadership services to the public sector and other non-governmental organisations.

David Tse, BCA

David is a strategic thinker in the field of digital innovation, gleaned from over 28 years in senior management, sales and marketing positions in the technology sector. A high achieving professional, he is a mentor, coach and leader of high performing teams.  He has a reputation for thinking outside the square, managing complexity, speed of engagement, excellent communications and sincere people skills.

Currently the Director of Sales and Marketing for NEC New Zealand, and sits on the Executive Management Team responsible for the overall strategic direction of NEC in New Zealand. Prior to NEC he held senior management roles at Spark, IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems and StorageTek.

He is also an Advisory Board Member of NZ Asian Leaders, and sits on the Board of NZ Health IT. Along with this, he is also a member of the Information Technology Association of NZ (ITANZ) and numerous Chinese Associations and Communities (including the NZ Chinese Association and Future Dragonz).

Nick Alexander

Nick has considerable governance experience and knowledge around developing partnerships between public and private sector agencies. He is currently Director of Navigator Limited and has led Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi, Austraining International in the Pacific and Habitat for Humanity International Vietnam.