Bay of Plenty Branch

Bay of Plenty Branch Committee

Meet the members of the Bay of Plenty Branch Committee

  • Colin Baskin, DipT, MBA (Distinction), MInstD

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    Colin is Chief Supply Chain Officer for NZX-listed Comvita. Born and raised in the Bay of Plenty, Colin has had an extensive executive career, worked across a range of industries internationally, and is widely travelled. Colin’s experience includes more than 20 years in supply chain management within New Zealand’s primary sector. He joined Comvita in 2007, following nine years at ZESPRI in various supply roles, culminating in the position of Global Supply Manager. These two organisations providing executive experience in both regulated and public sectors. Today, Colin manages Comvita’s global supply network, and holds governance responsibilities both domestically and internationally. He is a director for a Comvita subsidiary, and four Comvita joint ventures across New Zealand and Australia, including the company’s joint venture with ASX-listed Capilano Honey, a business which dominates its sector. Colin is a widely-acknowledged business negotiator who favours business partnering. He believes strongly in the benefits of creating a sustainable environment, to support and achieve growth aspirations for businesses, community and the region. In 2014, he received the Bay of Plenty Export Achievement Award.

  • Bryan Graham, BInfSc, MInstD

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    Bryan is the Bay of Plenty Branch Committee Chair and IoD council representative. In his day job, Bryan is the Digital Manager at Timberlands. In this role he is working to set the digital strategy for the company and how they leverage and invest in digital technology.

    He was previously the Science leader for Informatics at Scion where he led a research and development team implementing digital technology in forestry. In this role, he negotiated the sale of Scion’s commercial software division, established a world leading UAV programme, and built an informatics team focused on Remote sensing, Bio-Informatics, Computer Science, and Data Science. He recently commissioned NZ’s largest capacity Bio-Informatics server and a new platform for large scale geospatial data processing.

    Until recently, Bryan was an advisor to Plant & Food Research’s information steering committee, which focuses on digital challenges for horticulture. He is now a director of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic netball board.

  • Vivienne Scott, MA, BA (Hons), CMInstD

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    Vivienne is the Deputy Chair for the Bay of Plenty Branch Committee. She started her corporate governance career in Australia in 2012. Since then she has held numerous roles in the private, local government and not-for-profit sectors as a board advisor and director including vehicle finance, land management, infrastructure services, Global disaster relief, Special Olympics, literacy education, a state-based arts and music festival as well as a social enterprise based in Cambodia. She is a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors (NZ); Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has professional memberships with Governance New Zealand; New Zealand Research Association, International Association for Contract & Commercial Management, Women and Leadership NZ, Institute of Professional Editors (Australia) and Association of Proposal Management Professionals (USA). She is an ICSA affiliate and Registered Trustee and is currently undertaking a Chartered Governance Professional qualification programme

  • Jana Rangooni

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    Jana was the Bay of Plenty Emerging Director winner in 2018. She sits on the Branch Committee and has taken an IOD  Emerging  Director position with Bay Venues  BVL. 

    Jana is CEO of The Radio Broadcasters Association which manages all the  industry issues and initiatives for  the radio interests of NZME, Mediaworks and other radio broadcasters in New Zealand. She is on the boards of Paralympics New Zealand and The Advertising Standards Association.  

    She is a Chartered Member of the IOD and also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Her executive background is in the media both here and in the United Kingdom most recently with Mediaworks.

  • Dr Wayne Beilby

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    Wayne is Managing Director of Pacific Advisory Group (NZ) Ltd, a company that provides consultancy advice in a number of areas including governance and risk management. Wayne has a doctorate in governance from Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia, having researched board diversity on NZX50 boards. A lawyer by profession, Wayne provided governance advice to companies and some of New Zealand’s largest Maori incorporations and trusts. Over the past fifteen years, Wayne has forged a strong governance and executive management career in the financial services industry. His experiences include being a paid chairman, company secretary, director and chief executive for a number of companies, both locally and overseas (e.g. South Korea, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands), including NZX and local government companies. Wayne is a Fellow and Mentor of the Australia New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and a Fellow of the Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ). Wayne attained a specialised MBA in Finance and Risk from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Wayne was born, raised and educated in Tauranga and his whakapapa links him to Tauranga Moana iwi - Ngati Ranginui, Ngai Te Rangi and Ngati Pukenga.          

  • Kim Lorigan, MInstD

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    Kim holds a Dip Bus and is a Chartered member of the Institute of Directors of NZ.  Being a part of the IoD, BOP Branch for over six years, bringing with her a range of skills in governance, strategy, finance and business development gained as a commercial banker in Rotorua.

    With a passion for success in SME governance and business growth, Kim is involved in several industries that align with her key values, - primary industry, construction and health.  With over 20 years commercial banking experience she now assists entities with succession planning, finance, governance and functioning change as needed.  She continues to support several Not for Profit organisations to develop and improve their governance responsibilities in our local area.

    Kim is well equipped to support the BOP IoD committee in their quest to improve governance in the BOP region - Kim is active with our members and seeks to develop governance in others, to ensure they have the tools to keep up with the changing business environment.  Kim continues to promote our Boardroom Forum - in Rotorua, delivering the strategic development of those involved. 

  • Graeme Marshall

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    Graeme believes the IOD has a critical role to play in the development of emerging directors and adding value to the performance of experienced directors. He is a strong advocate for the organisation and is keen to contribute to the committee’s development of a local program that is relevant to all levels of directorship. He has the energy, enthusiasm and time to contribute to the effectiveness and success of your committee.

    Graeme’s career has been primarily in the Port Industry. He retired from the role of Commercial Manager at the Port of Tauranga in 2013 where his roles included business development, marketing and operations and contributing to the company’s strategy during a period of significant growth. He continues to be active in governance and informal mentoring.

    He has previously held chair and director roles on a number of local and national organisations and companies involved in Tourism, the Cruise Industry, Transport and Logistics, Regional Development and Biosecurity. He has recently completed a five year role as Chairman of the Biosecurity Ministerial Advisory Committee, and is currently a director of Port Taranaki Ltd, Kiwifruit Vine Health and co-chair of the Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital initiative.