Branch network

Governance New Zealand operates five branches throughout New Zealand. Each branch has a committee comprising of local members who organise events and provide support in their respective region.

Purpose of a Branch Committee

  • Represent the face of Governance New Zealand to local members and be available to support them
  • Organise local events eg CPD, AGM, networking and social
  • Develop contact networks for potential members – professional entry, fellow and associate
  • Provide upwards communication to the Board eg feedback from members, think-tank on strategy
  • Support the Board strategies and national office initiatives
  • Provide a succession plan for future Board members
  • Represent Governance New Zealand in the public forum ie to organisations, groups and tertiary
  • Auckland

    Jayne Atherton ACG, Chair

    E: jayne.atherton@gmail.com
    P: 027 801 1792

    If you are interested in attending an Auckland Branch Committee meeting please contact the Branch Chair.

  • Central Districts

    Lee Simpson FCG, Chair

    E: leesim@xtra.co.nz
    P: 027 279 8455

  • Wellington

    Lola Toppin-Casserly, Chair
    E: gnzwlg@gmail.com
    P: 021 216 7608

    Hayley Denoual, Secretary
    P: 0210 272 4052

    Our Wellington Branch aims to offer networking opportunities and events for risk and governance professionals in the Wellington region. We would love to hear from members or non-members who are interested in our work. Please contact us to find out more.

    All members are also welcome to attend any branch committee meetings; please contact our secretary for dates and meeting details. For our PEP students, we are also happy to arrange opportunities for student networking and to help support your studies - so please get in touch.

  • Canterbury

    Kim DeGarnham FCG, Chair

    E: kimandjohn@xtra.co.nz
    P: 021 713 329

  • Otago/Southland

    Phillip Trounson FCG, Chair

    E: phillip@auditprofs.co.nz
    P: 027 4343 541