The Minister of Transport can appoint up to eight members to the Board. Current members are:
Minutes of Board meetings are published in the month following the meeting.
The Board has three committees, each with between three and four Board members:
- Investment and Operations Board Committee
- Audit, Risk and Assurance Board Committee
- Remuneration and Human Resources Board Committee, Patsy Reddy, chair.
Board committees meet every two to three months.
Chris Moller (Wellington), Chair
Chris is a non-executive director who chairs the boards of Meridian Energy
Ltd and SKYCITY Entertainment Group Ltd. He is also a Director of Westpac
New Zealand Ltd. He was previously Chief Executive of the New Zealand Rugby
Union, Deputy Chief Executive of Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, and a director
of a range of joint venture and subsidiary organisations within the New Zealand
dairy industry, both domestically and internationally.
Dame Patsy Reddy (Wellington), Deputy Chair
Dame Patsy is a non-executive director and a qualiﬁed lawyer. She is Chair of the
New Zealand Film Commission, and is a director of Payments NZ Ltd and Active
Equity Holdings Ltd. She is also a chief crown negotiator for Treaty of Waitangi
settlements in the Bay of Plenty. Her previous directorships include Telecom
Corporation of NZ Ltd, SKYCITY Entertainment Group Ltd, New Zealand Post and
Air New Zealand Ltd.
Gill Cox (Christchurch)
Gill is a chartered accountant and business consultant. He chairs MainPower
NZ Ltd and Transwaste Canterbury Ltd, and is a director of a number of large,
privately held companies involved in various industries including manufacturing,
warehousing and distribution, infrastructure and seafood. Gill is also a member
of the CERA Community Forum in Christchurch and the Greater Christchurch
Education Advisory Board.
Tony Lanigan (Auckland)
Tony is a professional civil engineer (FIPENZ), project management consultant
and former general manager with Fletcher Construction. Tony was Chancellor
of Auckland University of Technology and a director of Infrastructure Auckland.
He is currently Vice Chair of Habitat for Humanity in New Zealand and Chair of
New Zealand Housing Foundation. He is a director of Watercare Services Limited.
Tony was made a member of the NZ Order of Merit in the 2013 New Year’s
Honours list for services to tertiary education and the community.
Jerry Rickman (Hamilton)
Jerry is a chartered accountant and professional director. Jerry currently chairs
Alandale Life Care Ltd, EziBuy Holdings Ltd, HG Leach Ltd and Tidd Ross Todd Ltd
and is a director of Power Farming Holdings Ltd. He was a member of Telecom’s
Independent Oversight Group. He has chaired the boards of Waikato Regional
Airport Ltd, Waikato District Health Board, and Innovation Waikato Ltd.
Nick Rogers (Auckland)
Nick Rogers is a geotechnical specialist with expertise in land stability, foundation support and natural disaster assessment. He has over 34 years experience on major infrastructure projects and in conducting land damage assessments for the Earthquake Commission in New Zealand. He has also worked on projects across the Asia-Pacific region. Nick has been a director for Tonkin and Taylor, and international development consulting firm, ANZDEC. Nick was made a Companion of the Queens Service Order for his services in natural disaster assessment throughout New Zealand, and in the recovery work in Christchurch during and after the Canterbury Earthquake series.
Mark Oldfield (Christchurch)
Mark has over 30 years' experience working with businesses and communities in the Canterbury region. He is a director of Brenchley Farms Ltd in South Canterbury and also has other interests in Nelson/Tasman and Queenstown. From 1997 to 2010, he was a member of the Canterbury Regional Council (including the Regional Land Transport, Public Passenger Transport and Road Safety Committees). He has been a board member/vice-president of the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce and was on the board of the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority from 2010 to 2014.
Adrienne Young-Cooper (Auckland)
Adrienne is a businesswoman, professional director and an Accredited Fellow
of the Institute of Directors. She has a 30-year career in resource management
and planning specialising in spatial planning, metropolitan growth management
including infrastructure planning and large projects. Adrienne was the Deputy
Chair of Auckland Regional Transport Authority (replaced by Auckland
Transport) and was a Board member of Maritime New Zealand until 2011. Her
experience and contribution in transport governance is extensive. She also is
Deputy Chair of Auckland Waterfront Development Agency Limited (Waterfront
Auckland), Deputy Chair of Housing New Zealand Corporation and Chair of the
Hobsonville Land Company Limited. She also serves on several charitable trusts.