Wayne Jackson

Wayne Jackson

Wayne Jackson

Acting Chief Executive

Wayne was appointed Chair in May 2017, after joining Council in 2016. He is a company director working with clients in business strategy and governance through Governus, his advisory company.

He is a former Chief Executive Officer of Grant Thornton NZ, and was a Partner with Ernst and Young NZ for 19 years and a director of its Business Advisory Practice.

Wayne has held CEO roles in the NZ meat export industry and Hanimex Filmpro, and was Client Service Director for AC Nielsen PTY Ltd. He has held a number of directorships including Chair of Farm Brands Ltd, Chair of Q Theatre and a director of the Aquatx group of companies.