Kerry is a professional company director, chairman and board advisor with extensive experience in private and public sector entities in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere. He is Chairman of Opus International Consultants, Deputy Chairman of the NZ Institute of Economic Research, and a director of the National Army Museum. Kerry recently chaired the 2013/2014 review of the New Zealand Government’s funding of university Centres of Research Excellence and was previously Director of the NZ Institute of Economic Research, a senior executive/Managing Director in Comalco/CRA/Rio Tinto, Chairman of BNZ, Oceana Gold and the State Sector Standards Board and a Director of National Australia Bank, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd, Carter Holt Harvey, Comalco NZ, Ports of Auckland, WWF NZ, and others. He was a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council, the AMIC Economics Committee, the CEDA Research & Policy Committee, a life member of the Australia – NZ Business Council, NZ Chairman of the A-NZ Leadership Forum and chairman of the NZ Institute of Directors and a review of NZ’s Antarctic Science Strategy.
Kerry is Chairman of the Powerhouse Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee and a member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.
Appointed to the Board on 01/10/2014.