Executive Board Members

The Executive Board provides governance functions, sets the strategic direction for the Council and directs the work of the Executive Director.


The Executive Board

Leon Grice Chairman

Leon Grice

Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett
Chief Executive,
Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce

Catherine Beard Catherine Beard
Executive Director, Manufacturing and Export NZ,
Business NZ

Professor Jenny Dixon
Deputy Vice Chancellor, (Strategic Engagement)
University of Auckland

Peter Fenton

Peter Fenton
General Manager, International
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

  Richard Kay
Acting Divisional Manager, Americas
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Sam McIvor
Chief Executive, 
Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Jenny McGregor Jenny McGregor
General Manager, Trade Strategy
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd