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Board of Directors

Members of the NZ Windfarms Board of Directors

Rodger Kerr-Newell

Rodger Kerr-Newell (Chariman)

Rodger Kerr-Newell has extensive senior management and governance experience in both the public and private sector. He is a past Chief Executive of Hutt City Council, New Plymouth District Council, Rodney District and Taranaki Investment Managers Ltd, and is a former board member of Business NZ.

He brings key strengths in strategy, financial management, cost cutting and knowledge of local government regulatory processes to NZ Windfarms Limited.


Stuart Bauld

Stuart Bauld

Stuart Bauld is a Chartered Accountant and a former partner of PWC and is presently a self-employed consultant providing services to private clients, principally related to governance, financial structures and general investment matters.

He has extensive experience in audit and corporate finance, and has governance experience in both private and charitable organisations.

 Richard (John) Southworth 

John Southworth ED, B.C.A, NZSE Dip, plsc

John has 25 years of experience in the finance sector including funds management, share-broking sales and research, and special situations investment. He has been involved in a number of high value transactions either as manager or advisor across a range of industries.

He represents the company’s third largest shareholder as a non-independent director on the board.