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Education NZ Board Chair reappointed

Education NZ Board Chair reappointed


Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced the reappointment of Mr Charles Finny to the position of Chair of the Education New Zealand board for a further term of one year from 1 September 2014.

“Mr Finny is the inaugural Chair of the ENZ board and has been an effective contributor since ENZ was established in 2011,” Mr Joyce says.

“Through his reappointment, ENZ will continue to benefit from his knowledge and experience in the international education sector and ENZ’s business. It will also mean the continued stability of the governance of ENZ in the period of restraint prior to, and immediately following the General Election.”

Charles Finny is a partner at Saunders Unsworth Ltd and was Chief Executive of the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce between 2005 and 2010. Prior to that he worked as a diplomat and trade official, this included postings in China, Taiwan and Singapore. He is a fluent Mandarin speaker.
Mr Finny is a member of the Board of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the New Zealand Film Commission and Kawarau Estate Limited. He is also a member of the Victoria University of Wellington Council and a former Chair of the Local Government Forum.

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