Born in Auckland and brought up in the Hutt Valley, Antony has a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Auckland University.
Antony has worked in the ICT sector for more than 20 years, both in the government and private sectors, on diverse projects, including with government ministries in finance, health and education.
Antony’s has worked as Information Systems Manager for Te Puni Kokiri, Systems Architect for development of Health Informatics and payment processing systems and as Regional IS Manager, Global Infrastructure Manager and Web Development Manager for NZ Dairy Board (Fonterra).
Since 1989, he has tutored at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, and has led a number of technology based educational initiatives.
Antony is the Chair of Ngā Pu Waea, the Māori National Broadband Working Group reporting to the Minister of Māori Affairs and the Minister of Telecommunications. Ngā Pu Waea is particularly interested in developing skills and employment opportunities for Māori in the Telecommunications Sector.
Previously he has sat on the board of 2degrees Mobile Ltd and currently sits on the Council of Whitireia and Weltec Polytechnic’s.
Antony has long had an interest in economic development, particularly in the technology sector.
She has a strong commitment to community development, having worked prior to Victoria for the YWCA, the WEA and Corso.
She has three adult children based in New York, Mexico and Auckland and is a keen cyclist and tramper.
Dame Fran Wilde DNZM, CNZM, QSO, JP
In business she was CEO of the NZ Trade Development Board and chair and/or director on the boards of a number of listed, state owned and privately held companies.
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Born at the Waipiro Bay Hospital on the East Coast. Educated at Waiomatatini Native School (1946-1950) and Tiki Tiki Maori District High School (1951-1958).
Don moved to Wellington in 1959 for employment prospects, commencing work as a Public Servant in the Treasury. He retired from the Treasury in 2013. He is Chaplain at the Capital Coast District Health Board, Wellington; and an Archdeacon of the Haahi Mihingare faith in Poneke Rohe.