About the Board
Summerset’s Board leads the way in terms of gender diversity, with three male Directors including Chairman Rob Campbell and three female Directors.
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ROB CAMPBELL (CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT)
Rob Campbell has over 30 years’ experience as a director and investor.
He is currently the Chair of Tourism Holdings Ltd, G3 Group Ltd, and a director of Precinct Properties NZ Ltd and T&G Global Ltd (Turners & Growers), all listed companies in New Zealand.
Rob is also an investor and director of a number of substantial private companies and is a director of, or an advisor to, a number of private global equity and hedge funds. Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Economic History and Political Science and a Masters of Philosophy in Economics.
JAMES OGDEN (INDEPENDENT)
James is Chair of Tegel Group Holdings, and a director of The Warehouse Group, Vista Group International and Alliance Group Ltd as well as Chair of Summerset’s Audit Committee.
James has had a career as an investment banker, including six years as Country Manager for Macquarie Bank and five years as a director of Credit Suisse First Boston. James also worked in the New Zealand dairy industry for eight years in chief executive and finance roles.
James holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration with First Class Honours and is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.
DR MARIE BISMARK (INDEPENDENT)
Marie is dually trained as a lawyer and doctor, and divides her time between Australia and New Zealand. She has worked in the health sector for many years, her areas of expertise including patient safety and healthcare complaints resolution.
She is an associate professor at the University of Melbourne and a consultant on the health law team at legal firm Buddle Findlay in Wellington. She serves as a director on the board GMHBA Health Insurance and is a Member of the Veterans Health Advisory Panel.
ANNE URLWIN (INDEPENDENT)
Anne is a professional director with experience in a diverse range of sectors including construction, health, infrastructure, telecommunications and financial services.
She is Chair of national commercial construction company Naylor Love Enterprises Ltd and Deputy Chair of Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd.
Anne’s other directorships include Steel and Tube Holdings Ltd, Chorus Ltd and ANZ Bank subsidiary OnePath Life (NZ) Ltd.
Anne is a chartered accountant with experience in senior finance management roles in addition to her governance roles. She is also the independent Chair of the Ngai Tahu Te Runanga Audit and Risk Committee.
GRÁINNE TROUTE (INDEPENDENT)
Gráinne has over 30 years’ experience in senior executive roles with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC), McDonald’s Restaurants NZ, HR Consultancy Right Management and most recently as General Manager Corporate Services at SKYCITY Entertainment Group. She is also a director of Tourism Holdings Limited.
Gráinne has vast knowledge of operating customer-focused businesses in highly competitive sectors and in board and charitable trust governance roles in New Zealand. She has also spent many years as a trustee and chair in the not-for-profit sector, including having been Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities NZ for five years.
DR ANDREW WONG (INDEPENDENT)
Andrew is a public health medicine specialist. He is currently Managing Director of MercyAscot Hospital Group and Healthcare Holdings Limited and is director of a number of medical organisations. These organisations cover a diverse range of areas such as surgical hospitals, day surgeries, diagnostic radiology and cancer care.
With aged care an essential part of Summerset’s customer offering, Andrew’s mix of medical and commercial experience brings a unique skill set to the Summerset board.