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Board of Directors

Michael Smith

Michael Smith - Chairman

Michael has been a consultant at Holland Beckett since 1995 – prior to that he was a partner. He has a specialty in company, business and property law.

He is a director of numerous companies and a member of the NZ Institute of Directors. Michael chairs various boards including the BOP Regional Council’s Quayside Group of companies.

Keith Tempest - Director

Keith Tempest - Director

Keith Tempest is a Tauranga based professional Director with a background in commerce and marketing. He was formerly Chief Executive of TrustPower Ltd for eight years and currently a Director of NZ Bus Limited and Crown Fibre Holdings Limited.

Mr Tempest has strengths in business strategy, acquisitions and mergers, complex commercial arrangements and risk management. He has strong links with the local business community and is a long-time resident of Tauranga.

Nick Lowe - Director on BVL Board

Nick Lowe - Director

Nick Lowe has a strong commercial background with most of his executive career being predominantly in the retail industry. He is a director of the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union and is a strong advocate for the region.

Nick, in addition to his governance skills, will bring a strategic perspective to the board.

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Kylie Hawker-Green - Director

Kylie is the General Manager of Enterprise Great Lake Taupo and owner of Taupo-based company PR Plus, a business she founded in 2013. She brings to the board more than 20 years’ experience working in public relations, communications, marketing and event management.

A member of the NZ Institute of Directors, Kylie serves on various trusts and is a Director of the Northern Districts Cricket Association.


Mary-Anne Macleod - Director

Mary-Anne Macleod is the former CEO of Bay of Plenty Regional Council, with senior community leadership and executive management experience, including a $120m operating budget and a large capital expenditure and asset management programme. Mary-Anne is a member of the Institute of Directors, and is currently serving on the boards of National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research and House of Science

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Colin Groves - Director

Colin Groves is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and currently Chair of Oriens Capital private equity firm in Tauranga, as well as an independent director of SeaDragon and Sprout agritech accelerator. He is also Chair of the Board Appointments Committee for Quayside Holdings Limited and an independent non-executive chairman of Global Sustainable Farming and Waikato Rugby Union.

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Dr. Bruce Bryant - Director

Dr Bruce Bryant is an Independent Director and Audit and Risk Committee Chair of Core Education Limited. Based in Auckland, Bruce travels frequently to Tauranga in his role as Chair of Te Tuinga Whanau Support Services Trust. A member of the Institute of Directors, Bruce is the former Chair of Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust board.

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