Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Govt makes new appointments to TEC board

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills & Employment
3 April 2013 Media Statement
Govt makes new appointments to TEC board
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointments of Nigel Gould and Christopher Mace to the Tertiary Education Commission board.

Mr Gould, of Wellington, has 30 years’ governance experience in the public and private sector. Mr Mace, of Auckland, is the Chair of NIWA and has been a director of more than 50 companies.

“Mr Gould and Mr Mace bring a broad range of skills and governance experience from both the business world and the public sector that will be beneficial to the Tertiary Education Commission board,” Mr Joyce says.

Mr Joyce expressed his thanks to departing board members Jim Donovan and Ian Boyd.

“TEC has benefited significantly from Jim and Ian’s experience and expertise, and I thank them for their contribution.”

Biographies

Nigel Gould
Nigel Gould held positions as chairman of Port Wellington Ltd, now CentrePort, chairman of the Wellington Regional Transitional Committee, pro-chancellor and chancellor of Massey University, and chairman of the Universities Chancellors Committee. He is a director for the Massey University Foundation Board.

Mr Gould is a Justice of the Peace and a fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Institute of Directors and the New Zealand Institute of Management. He is chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority, director of a number of private companies and has recently been appointed chair of the Young Enterprise Trust.


Christopher Mace
Christopher Mace (Ngāti Porou, Te-Whānau-ā-Apānui) is the Chair of NIWA and chaired the Crown Research Institute, ESR in the 1990s and later Antarctica New Zealand. He was a founding trustee of the Sir Peter Blake Trust and continues as a trustee of Antarctic Heritage Trust. Mr Mace was awarded a CNZM for services to Antarctica and the community.

Mr Mace won the Aotearoa New Zealand Māori Business Leaders premier award in 2011. He was the first in the event’s history to be specifically honoured for visual arts and scientific endeavour. He is involved with the Auckland Art Gallery, the Auckland Theatre Company, the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, the Arts Foundation and is a patron of the SCAPE Christchurch Biennial.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:


Images & Video: Four Alternative Flags For Referendum

Flag Consideration Panel chair, Professor John Burrows, said the Panel’s decision had been guided first and foremost by the results of its engagement programme across a range of communities where thousands of Kiwis shared what was special about New Zealand, as well as the Panel’s own selection criteria. More>>

ALSO:

Labour: New Figures Show Speculators Rampant

New figures released by the Reserve Bank show there’s been an explosion in mortgage lending with most of the growth going to property investors, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More>>

ALSO:

False Official Information Response: English's Apology Accepted

Finance Minister Bill English is being thanked for his apology to New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters... Mr English says his staff and the Treasury have searched again, and they found the document that they denied having. More>>

ALSO:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Children’s Commission Report On CYF

Accusing the overworked and underfunded staff at Child, Youth and Family of a “dump and run culture of neglect” is the kind of luxury that a Children’s Commissioner can afford to indulge in from his own comfy perch in the bureaucracy. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news