Board Members

Barbara Chapman, Independent Chair

Barbara Chapman, Independent Chair

Barbara Chapman served as Chief Executive and Managing Director of ASB Bank Limited from 2011 until February 2018. She has extensive business experience gained through a successful career in banking and insurance. During her career she has held a number of senior and executive roles in retail banking, marketing, communications, human resources and life insurance. Barbara is passionate about people and culture, and promoting best practice in community, governance, and sustainability. She is the Chairman of Genesis Energy Limited and holds an independent directorship on the board of Fletcher Building Limited.

Barbara is also Deputy Chair of The New Zealand Initiative, Patron of the New Zealand Rainbow Tick Excellence Awards, Chair of the CEO Summit Committee for APEC 2021 and holds   a seat on the Reserve Bank Act Review Panel. 

Carol Campbell, Independent Director

Carol Campbell, Independent Director

Carol Campbell is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of CAANZ and Chartered member of the Institute of Directors.  Carol was a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years and has been a professional Director for the last 10 years. Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient board governance and Chairs NZME's Audit and Risk Committee.

Carol is a director of NZ Post Limited, Kiwibank Limited, T&G Global Limited, Asset Plus Limited, Chubb Insurance Limited and a number of other private companies.

David Gibson, Independent Director

David Gibson, Independent Director

David Gibson has a strong background in strategy and finance with over 20 years investment banking experience, including as Co-Head of Investment Banking in New Zealand for Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Craigs.

During his finance career David has advised on many of New Zealand's largest capital market transactions, including within the media industry.

David is director of Trustpower Limited, Goodman (NZ) Limited and Rangatira Limited.  He is also trustee for Diocesan School for girls and has recently launched an e-commerce start-up Sidehustle Ecommerce Limited.

Sussan Turner, Independent Director

Sussan Turner, Independent Director

For the past 25 years, Sussan has held senior leadership roles across media companies, including Group CEO of MediaWorks, Managing Director of Radio Otago, and CEO of RadioWorks.

She is currently Group CEO and Director of Aspire2 Group Limited, one of the leading tertiary education groups in New Zealand, and is passionate about building executive teams and company cultures.

Sussan has extensive experience as a director and is currently Pro-chancellor of Auckland University of Technology and Co-Chair of Organic Initiative Limited.

Guy Horrocks, Independent Director

Guy Horrocks, Independent Director

Guy established himself as an early pioneer of the mobile app industry co-founding the worlds first commercial iPhone app company in 2007, Polar Bear Farm.

He is one of a number of high-powered, experienced New Zealand entrepeneurs who've built internationally successful digital enterprises - only to return to New Zealand to escape the worst of the impacts of Covid-19 on their adopted homes.

With clients including Expedia, DreamWorks, HBO, OREO, CNN, Time Magazine as well as The New Zealand Herald, Horrocks helped launch over 100 mobile apps with his award-winning mobile agency Carnival Labs, many of which were featured by Apple.

Guy Horrocks has since launched a new real-time data warehouse called SOLVE.