Governance Bio
Colin Downing
Appoint Professional

Colin Downing

Location
Auckland
Experience
3 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Trust
Charity
Community Group
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs

Roles

Director
Advisor / Advisory Board
Trustee
Board Member
Committee Member
“Are you looking for a passionate, strategic & creative professional with traditional and digital marketing expertise? Yes - lets talk.My collaborative, insightful & common sense approach delivers results through traditional & digital (social) media.I work with start-ups, challenger brands and brand leaders with both a local and international focus”
Experience
Memberships

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Committe Member

Kings School - Friends Of Kings School

January 2013 - Present (4 years)

Active committee member fostering the Kings School Family, promoting good communication within the school community and engaging in "friends building" initiatives.

Managing Director

Redfire

January 2000 - Present (17 years)

Combining strategic thinking and creative design to engage, transform and influence consumers and their behaviour. We help with Customer Acquisition, Retention and business growth.

Founding Trustee

C-Me (Trades at School)

January 2009 - January 2013 (4 years)

C-Me (Trades At School) was a start up NFP and I was a founding trustee instrumental in developing and articulating the strategic plan and brand vision. I pitched the "business case" to potential funders with a successful outcome 7 figure deal over 5 years.

Executive Roles

GM- Customer Services

Harrods

May 1996 - October 1998 (2 years)

General Management - focus on Furniture & Furnishings & Sound & Vision. Staff management, Logistics management, Customer welfare and service.

Retail Management

Levene & Co

January 1992 - April 1996 (4 years)

Retail Management -Levene Extreme New Market - Levene Extreme Botany Downs. Key attributes: The art of retailing. Large Staff management. Full budgetary responsibility. Customer service. Focus on trade and retail customers. Merchandising to maximise returns per sq foot.

Education

Massey University

Bachelor of Business Studies , Economics

1998 - 2001