Our Board

Governance New Zealand Board

In terms of Rule 9.2 of the Society. the Board shall comprise all the members of the Committee and the Immediate Past President of the Division comprising:

Position Name
President Dr Rosanne Hawarden FCIS
Vice President Paul Kane FCIS
International Council Member Chris Luoni FCIS
Treasurer Paul Kane FCIS
Immediate Past President Chris Luoni FCIS
Northern Electoral Representative Dr Coral Ingley FCIS
Northern Electoral Representative James Lockie FCIS
Central Electoral Representative Joy Tracey FCIS
Central Electoral Representative Warwick Pettigrew FCIS
Southern Electoral Representative Kim DeGarnham FCIS
Co-opted Board Member Julie Hardaker FCIS
  • Dr Rosanne Hawarden FCIS


    Rosanne is currently President of Governance New Zealand has been a Chartered Secretary and governance professional for nearly 30 years. She is the New Zealand representative on the ICSA global Thought Leadership Group. She has degrees in nursing and midwifery, human resources, and information technology.

    She holds a Doctorate in Business and Administration and is an internationally recognised scholar in diversity on boards of directors. Board appointments include Deputy Chair of the Medical Radiation Technologists board, and the board of the Medical Sciences Secretariat Ltd. She is Managing Director of a national NZ company that has represented SYSPRO, a large international software house specialising in manufacturing and accounting (ERP) systems.

  • Paul Kane FCIS

    Vice President & Treasurer

    Paul holds a Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) from Waikato University and is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of Governance New Zealand.

    Paul is a Partner at Grant Thornton. He provides business advisory and corporate taxation services to privately held businesses. He has a broad range of accounting and business experience, having worked both in the accounting profession and commerce in New Zealand, England and Europe. Paul has been Chief Financial Officer for several companies in venture capital, import distribution, telecommunications and healthcare.

    Paul is a trustee of Men's Health Trust New Zealand (http://menshealthnz.org.nz/) a Not for Profit trust established in July 2007 for the advancement of all aspects of men's health in New Zealand.

    When time allows, Paul enjoys time with his family, fitting in as much sporting activity as he can, and following the Blues.

  • Chris Luoni FCIS

    Immediate Past President & International Council Member

    Chris Luoni is from Hamilton and was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers and predecessor firms for 24 years retiring in 2009.

    Chris is a company director of several private companies including world class hospitality businesses trading as Huka Retreats based in NZ, Fiji, Namiba and South Africa. Until recently, he was also the co-owner of The Omnia Group, a company which provides personality profiling assessments and in his spare time breeds thoroughbred horses on a small farm outside of Hamilton.

    Chris is involved in a number of national Not-for-Profit organisations. He is Chairman of the NZ Racing Hall of Fame and was, until recently, Chairman of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award.

    Chris has lived and worked in Montreal, Canada, where he met his wife Rosanna but is pleased to call New Zealand home.

  • James Lockie FCIS

    Northern Electoral Representative

    James Lockie LL.B., B.C.A., AFA, FCIS, FFin, CMInstD, INFINZ (Cert), has degrees in law and business management and has been admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. In 2011, the Financial Markets Authority approved James’ application to be an Authorised Financial Adviser.

    He commenced his career with Toyota New Zealand in the areas of corporate planning and treasury management. In 1986 he joined Omnicorp Investments Limited, as Financial Controller and Company Secretary, establishing their Hong Kong office as an international treasury centre.

    Returning to New Zealand in 1989, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer and to the Board of TV3, prior to its commencing broadcasting. He oversaw the reorganisation of TV3’s corporate structure, and its initial public offering. After TV3 he founded Horizon Pacific Television, whose four regional television stations began broadcasting in 1995. James was a director of business magazine publisher, Profile Publishing Limited until 2007 and a shareholder and chairman of television and commercial post production company Central Post Operations Limited from 1997 to 2008.

    James was a shareholder and director of successful food, wellbeing and natural health products company, Manuka Health New Zealand Limited, from 2008 to 2015. In 1999, in partnership with William Cairns, he formed Cairns Lockie, a specialist mortgage banking company, and non-bank deposit taker General Finance Ltd. This business was sold in 2017.

    James remains a director of a number of private companies.

    He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Certified Member of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Inc.

  • Dr Coral Ingley FCIS

    Northern Electoral Representative

    Coral is Associate Professor: Management at Auckland University of Technology and and holds a PhD in Corporate Governance from RMIT University, Melbourne. She is a professional member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, is Founder and Director of the Corporate Governance Centre in the University’s Faculty of Business and Law, and teaches corporate governance and responsibility in the MBA programme. She also teaches strategic management and technology and innovation management in the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate business degree programmes and supervises postgraduate students in their Masters and doctoral degree research.

    Coral’s research focuses on board behaviour, the role of governance in stakeholder engagement, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, governance in small firms and urban governance, the outputs from which are published regularly in academic journals and presented at refereed conferences. She has co-edited two books: the Handbook on Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance (2010) and Doing Well by Being Good: (2016) (in the series Finance, Governance and Sustainability: Challenges to Theory and Practice), and has published chapters in edited books in this field. She is also a member on editorial boards of scholarly journals and has been a regular visiting professor and researcher at universities and business schools in France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands.

    Coral has served as a director on, and chaired, the boards of a range of business-related and not-for-profit organisations and as a consultant to a number of governmental and commercial organisations.

  • Joy Tracey FCIS

    Central Electoral Representative

    Joy Tracey has held CFO, senior finance and strategy positions in manufacturing, services industries, the public sector and large not for profits. Joy became an Associate of ICSA in 1991 and was made a Fellow of Governance New Zealand in 2015. She is also a CA, holds an MBA from Massey University, and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

    Joy has over 20 year’s experience supporting large commercial business boards, regulatory authorities and Audit and Risk committees as Company Secretary. She been involved in the establishment of several significant greenfield opportunities. Most recently Joy managed the merger of the Animal Health Board Incorporated and NAIT to form the OSPRI group of companies before liquidating the Incorporated society that was the Animal Health Board.

    Joy has held board positions and chaired the boards of a number of local and national community organisations. She is currently Branch Chair of the Wellington Governance New Zealand Committee, and a director of several commercial and not-for profit organisations.

  • Warwick Pettigrew FCIS

    Central Electoral Representative

    Warwick has utilised his accounting, governance and commercial experience in a range of permanent and contractual positions for over 35 years, gaining substantial expertise both nationally and internationally in strategic and business planning, project and change management, risk management and due diligence.

    Initially in large corporate environments in the telecommunications sector, including senior financial positions and appointment as General Manager, Strategic Planning, Telecom International, he has focussed more recently on small to medium businesses primarily in the building services and energy sectors. These roles have included participation at Board level at various times.

    Warwick became an Associate of ICSA in 1992 and was elected a Fellow in 2015. He is also a Chartered Accountant, with a BBS and DipBA from Massey University and an MBA from Southern Cross University.

    A former Chairman of the Wellington Branch of Governance New Zealand, Warwick has recently returned to Taranaki to pursue his goal of assisting SMEs achieve growth through clarity in their business vision and strategy, and effective implementation through their governance and management structures.

    A keen cross-country runner, Warwick also enjoys chess, reading and cricket.

  • Kim DeGarnham FCIS

    Southern Electoral Representative

    Kim has held the position of General Manager Employee and Support Services and Company Secretary of Foodstuffs South Island Limited since August 2009. Prior to then she held various senior accounting positions within the company since joining Foodstuffs in 1987.

    Born and raised in Toronto Canada, Kim moved to New Zealand after marrying a Kiwi she met whilst travelling through New Zealand.

    Kim is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Fellow of Governance New Zealand (FCIS) and a Councillor with Co-operative Business New Zealand.

    Outside work, Kim enjoys cycling, reading and spending time with her seven grandchildren.

  • Julie Hardaker FCIS

    Co-opted board member

    Julie is a lawyer, former Mayor of Hamilton and governance professional. She has a strong interest in women and leadership and has recently completed research on gender stereotypes and women leaders.

    Julie has practiced law for many years and has her own practice, Julie Hardaker Lawyers, specialising in employment law, public law, relationship property and providing governance advice. She is also Special Counsel to the EMA and a previous finalist in the NZ Law Awards Employment Award.

    From 2010 – 2016, Julie served two terms as Mayor of Hamilton leading the council through major governance and financial restructuring following the V8s financial fallout and the development of major strategies to respond to the population growth of Hamilton.

    She has held many business and community governance roles, and is currently a Governance New Zealand Board member, Chair of Women on Boards and Chair of the Environmental Protection Authority.

    Julie works with organisations and boards on developing governance best practice and provides training programmes on unconscious bias.