Mike was appointed Chair of Investore in 2016. He has extensive experience in investment banking and general management in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Mike is currently Deputy Chair of Watercare Services, and a Director of Coats Group PLC, Godfrey Hirst Australia and related companies, China Construction Bank (New Zealand) Limited, Waikato-Tainui Fisheries Limited and Tainui Group Holdings Limited.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago.
Kate was appointed as an independent director of Investore in 2016. Kate has held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Ngati Whatua Orakei Whai Rawa Limited, the commercial arm of Ngati Whatua Orakei, since August 2013. Prior to that she was a partner at a national law firm specialising in commercial property and property finance.
Kate is a current member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.), and also of the New Zealand Law Society. She is also the Deputy Chair of the Keystone New Zealand Property Education Trust, a not-for-profit focused on assisting tertiary students studying in property and construction related disciplines.
Tim has more than 30 years’ experience as a company director and commercial lawyer, practicing in Australia and New Zealand, retiring from the Bell Gully partnership in 2006.
Tim is a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.) and is a director of JustKapital Litigation Partners Limited (ASX Listed) and a number of private companies.
Tim is also a director and the Chair of Stride and SIML.
John has over 35 years' professional experience as a chartered accountant. He was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers for 23 years and held a number of management and governance responsibilities. He holds a Chartered Accountant (CA) designation from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
John retired from PwC in June 2009 to pursue a career as a director. He is a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.) and is currently a director of Port Otago Limited, Kathmandu Holdings Limited, Heartland Bank Limited, Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited and Chairman of New Zealand Opera Limited.
John is also a director of Stride and SIML.