Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Richard Griffin

Richard Griffin

Richard Griffin

Chair of the Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Richard Griffin was appointed to the board as a governor in May 2010. He has an extensive career in print media, radio, television and public relations. A past Radio New Zealand Political Editor and a life member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, he served as Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to Prime Minister, Jim Bolger from 1993 until 1998. He was Manager of Policy Development, Government Relations and Communications for TVNZ from 2000 to 2007. Mr Griffin is a Director of the public relations consultancy, Fraser, Griffin, Wood.

 
Josh Easby

Josh Easby

Josh Easby

Deputy Chair - Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Josh Easby has over 35 years of experience in business development. He has held senior positions within the New Zealand and UK commercial radio industry, and more recently with Australasian Media group APN News and Media Ltd. He played a vital role in the consolidation of the New Zealand radio industry in the 1990s and has held senior operational roles in the New Zealand commercial radio and publishing markets.

He is a past executive member of the commercial Radio Broadcasters Association and was General Manager for Radio Hauraki. He has published several books, is a keen soccer fan and has had administrative involvement with clubs in England and New Zealand.

 
Paul East

Paul East

Paul East

Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Rt. Hon Paul East Q.C. CNZM is a Rotorua-based barrister and company director. He was the Member of Parliament for Rotorua from 1978 to 1999 when he held a number of ministerial posts and was Leader of the House. From 1999-2002 he was New Zealand High Commissioner to the UK. Previously he has practised law with Morpeth Gould & Co in Auckland and East Brewster in Rotorua.

 
Tiwana Tibble

Tiwana Tibble

Tiwana Tibble

Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Tiwana Tibble has been the chief executive of the Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board since 1998. Prior to that he was the Company Secretary and Financial Controller at the Maori Development Corporation Ltd.

 
Gary Monk

Gary Monk

Gary Monk

Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Gary has had a long involvement in New Zealand primary industry. Having completed a law degree he embarked on a career in the seafood industry in 1976 and established Intersea Limited in 1983. He is a shareholder and non-executive Chairman of Mathias International Limited, a privately owned New Zealand company trading in agricultural primary products, and is a Director and non-executive Chairman of New Zealand Light Leathers Limited, a tannery based in Timaru exporting deer leather to Europe, China and the USA.

 
Sheena Henderson

Sheena Henderson

Sheena Henderson

Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Sheena Henderson, previously Global Brand director for Fonterra, is a Christchurch-based consultant specialising in branding, marketing and corporate advisory work.

 
Deborah Taylor

Deborah Taylor

Deborah Taylor

Radio New Zealand Board of Governors

Deborah Taylor is a self-employed business consultant from Queenstown. She has an extensive financial and legal background and is a former director and principal of a chartered accountants firm.

 

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