NZBS Board Members
David Chamberlain - Board Chairman
David Chamberlain is currently Head of Bancassurance at Kiwibank leading the expansion of Kiwi Insurance Ltd, a sister company to Kiwibank. He has over 20 years commercial experience in the financial services sector and has experience both as an Executive and as a Director. He is a Member of the University Council of Victoria University of Wellington.
Prior to his role at Kiwibank David worked as an independent consulting actuary for over 10 years and has been an NZBS Board Member for 3 years, taking over the Board Chairman role in August 2011. David’s consulting life saw him work with a diverse variety of clients from fishing companies to superannuation funds.
David has a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney, is a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries, Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and a member of the Institute of Directors.
David Wright – Deputy Board Chairman
David is a Professional Director and Consultant with a career spanning both the corporate and state sectors. He is currently Chair of West Coast Energy Pty Ltd, and a Director of Workbridge Inc and the New Zealand Domain Name Registry Limited. His health experience includes providing advice on business opportunities to amalgamate support functions of the 20 District Health Boards for Health Benefits Limited.
David has previously held senior appointments in the meat, dairy and transport sectors including Chief Executive and Director of the Land Transport Safety Authority (LTSA) and Chief Executive of Dairy InSight Inc. David has an MBA awarded with Distinction and a BTech (Food) (Hons) degree.
Prof Peter Browett
Peter is a Consultant Haematologist at Auckland City Hospital and Professor of Molecular Medicine and Pathology within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland. Peter is currently a Committee Member of the Auckland City Hospital Transfusion Advisory Committee and a Board Member and Medical Advisor to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.
Peter is a member of the Auckland Medical Research Foundation Board and chairs their medical and scientific committees. He is also on the Board of the Cancer Society of New Zealand Auckland Division. He has also been involved in several clinical and laboratory studies related to research on blood disorders, in particular leukaemia.
He is a graduate of the University of Otago Medical School, and after postgraduate training in clinical and laboratory haematology in Auckland, he was a Wellcome – HRC research fellow in the Department of Haematology, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London.
Raewyn is currently Chair of the Southern Health and Disability Ethics Committee and marketing and programes advisor for Lincoln University. She has significant experience at a senior level in the education, tourism and health sectors, having been Independent Chair of the Local Government Industry Training Organisation, Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the Tertiary Education Commission and a board member of Learning State (the state sector industy training organisation).
Involved in a number of successful business startups, Raweyn established the Sir George Seymour National College of Tourism and Travel, Natcoll (now Yoobee) and the Achievement Institute of Language. She is also a past member of the Ministry of Education’s Tertiary Advisory Group and was on the Quality Council of the NZ Qualifications Authority. She commenced her career as a registered nurse at Auckland Hospital.
Tania has a long history of involvement among Maori communities and the health and disability sector. She is currently Managing Director of Kaiarahi Tapiri Ltd, a company specialising in Maori development. Tania is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (family carers) to the Ministry of Health, provides management services to Te Roopu Waiora, a disability consumer led Trust and co-chairs Te Ora o Manukau, one of the oldest and largest intersectoral Maori collectives in the country. Tania is an advisor to Te Taumata Roopu – a public health Maori advisory group to the Ministry of Health and a member of the Disability Strategic Advisory Group to the Auckland Council.
A former Board Member of the Charities Commission and Practice Auditor and Contract Manager for the Ministry of Health; her specialist area is planning and analysing Maori development with a keen interest in indigenous research practices.
Tania is of Ngati Awa, Te Arawa and Ngai Tai descent and has a Diploma of Business in Maori Development.
Ian is currently an appointed Board Member of the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB), and has been on the ADHB board since 2007. He is also a Director of C4 Consulting Ltd, a Strategic Planning and IT Consulting Company, the External Advisor to the health consultancy Francis Group and is Chief Executive of the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust, the major shareholder of Vector Group Limited.
Prior to these roles, Ian has held Chief Executive and General Manager roles within diverse industries such as the Auckland Regional Transport Authority, ADHB and Educorp Services Ltd which was the major service provider to all schools in the Waikato/ Bay of Plenty Region.
Earlier in his career Ian worked for Carter Holt Harvey as Group Director of Change Management, General Manager of the Finance Pulp and Paper Group and was the General Manager of Finance for the Property and Construction Sector of Fletcher Challenge Group.