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Chairman of the Board


Ulu Aiono Board Chair Northern

Mr Uluomato'otua (Ulu) Aiono ONZM

Ulu’s background is as a high tech software entrepreneur, where he built his private company COGITA® into an international technology business. He now operates an angel investment / private equity company and has recently invested in biotechnology.

Board Members


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Mr Michael McLean

Director

Michael has held various Marketing, Technique and Operations Management positions internationally with Schlumberger Wireline Services over 15 years, and as Plant Engineer with Ford Motor Company.

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Tu'u'u Maeta'anoa Mr Luamanu (Lou) Maea

Director

Lou has held previous positions as Finance Manager at CHT Healthcare, and an Auditor at Price Waterhouse Samoa, and as an Accountant in various organisations. His strengths are in: Financial Analysis, Governance, operational expertise, and Excel modelling.

Mr Mohammed (Mo) Khan

Director

Mo’s career involves extensive experience as a CEO/ Managing Director, GM and Company Director. His commercial experience is across broad sectors including fast moving consumer goods, consumer finance, numerous large retail sites, residential property development and utilities.

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Dr. Pauline Kingi CNZM

Director

Doctor Pauline Kingi CNZM, Treasurer Manukau Urban Maori Authority. Pauline has extensive experience in the NZ Public Sector from former Department of Māori Affairs, Iwi Transition Agency through to Te Puni Kōkiri, the principal advisory agency for non-government on Maori Development. A Harvard educated barrister, solicitor and corporate director, her extensive community and public sector involvement has spanned over 28 years.

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Sir Christopher Farrelly

Director

Sir Christopher Farrelly, former CEO Auckland City Mission. Prior to that, he served the Northland, Te Tai Tokerau region setting up partnerships between Māori Health providers, local hapu, and General Practitioners. A community leader and health administrator, he was the Auckland City Missioner for five years. During his tenure as Missioner, Sir Chris delivered significant change enabling the Mission to provide greater support to more people than ever before.

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Mr Cori Barkle

Director

Cori Barkle, Principle Solicitor, Developments and Infrastructure at Auckland Council. Cori manages the legal aspects of Auckland Council’s largest property developments along with developing alternative infrastructure funding/delivery models. Cori previously worked as a Senior Associate at commercial and public law firm Buddle Findlay after working in various law firms in London.

Dr. Lorraine Skelton

Director

Doctor Lorraine Skelton, Project manager, researcher and Philosophy lecturer at Otago University. Lorraine brings 25 years’ worth of experience in project and change management with Mercury Energy, Carter Holt Harvey, The National Bank and Playcentre NZ, as well as extensive experience in research and governance, primarily in the technology, information and the construction technology sector.

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