Governance Bio
Craig Richardson
Appoint Professional

Craig Richardson

Location
Auckland
Experience
13 Years
Remuneration
Paid Roles Only

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Government Sector Org

Roles

Director
Chairperson
Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
“I have 24yrs CEO/CFO and 12yrs of directorship experience across both private and public sectors in the technology, consumer goods and manufacturing industries, ranging from start-ups to mature businesses in the APAC, Americas and EMEA. ”
Experience
Governance Roles

Founder and Director

Network

December 2016 - Present (10 months)

Network is a new style of CFO On-Demand and governance service for early stage and private companies in Australia and New Zealand.

Trustee

Simplicity KiwiSaver

August 2016 - Present (1 years)

Simplicity is a new kind of KiwiSaver plan that aims to charge the lowest fees by removing expenses, commissions, overheads and profits. Profits are donated to initiatives that help improve financial literacy and community wellbeing. Simplicity has over 8,500 members and $250M under management following its first 12 months operating.

Non-Executive Director

New Zealand Defence Force

July 2015 - March 2016 (8 months)

A Governance Board established by the Chief of Defence consisting of the Chief, heads of Army, Airforce, Navy and Services, Secretary of Defence and three independent civilian members to advise on strategy, combat and security capability programs.

Advisor

Auror

July 2014 - August 2017 (3 years)

Software that prevents crime through information, intelligence and collaboration.

Advisor

Snowball Effect

June 2014 - December 2016 (2 years)

Snowball Effect is New Zealand's leading private equity investment marketplace launching the country’s first equity crowdfunding offer in August 2014

Non-Executive Director

Callaghan Innovation

June 2013 - September 2015 (2 years)

Callaghan Innovation is a Crown Agency of New Zealand tasked with making New Zealand business more innovative and manages research and development grant programs of NZD$140 million per annum.

Executive Director

Wynyard Group

January 2012 - January 2017 (5 years)

Advanced cyber security, criminal intelligence and counter terrorism security software and services for national security agencies and major corporations. Operations in United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Australasia.

Non-Executive Director

Enable Networks

June 2010 - June 2012 (2 years)

Enable secured the broadband fibre network contract for 180,000 homes in Christchurch New Zealand and has become one of the city’s most important infrastructure assets.

Executive Director

Jade Software Corporation

March 2009 - June 2013 (4 years)

Enterprise software company specialising in complex logistics and investigations case management applications. Operations in New Zealand, Australia, United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Middle East.

Non-Executive Director

Motor Neurone Disease Association NZ

January 2009 - January 2010 (1 years)

A charity that does all it can to make sure people living with motor neurone disease receive the very best support and care available.

President (Chairman)

CPA Australia

January 2009 - January 2010 (1 years)

Elected by members as President of CPA Australia for the New Zealand chapter of one of the world’s largest professional accounting organisations. One year term of appointment

Executive Director

Coca-Cola Holdings New Zealand

May 2006 - March 2009 (2 years)

Coca-Cola Amatil is one of the largest bottlers of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the world's five major Coca-Cola bottlers.

Non-Executive Director

BlueScope Steel Nouvelle-Calédonie

January 2005 - March 2006 (1 years)

New Caledonia’s major supplier of steel and roll formed building materials part-owned by BlueScope Steel and local interests.

Non-Executive Director

McDonalds Lime

January 2005 - March 2006 (1 years)

Quarry and manufacture of high quality burnt and hydrated lime products which are supplied to domestic and export customers across the South Pacific.

Non-Executive Director

BlueScope Steel Fiji

January 2005 - March 2006 (1 years)

Fiji's supplier of steel and roll formed building materials.

Executive Director

New Zealand Steel Limited (Blue Scope Steel)

April 2004 - May 2006 (2 years)

New Zealand Steel is a leading manufacturer of quality steel supplying all major markets including construction, manufacturing, infrastructure, packaging and agriculture.

Executive Roles

https://www.linkedin.com/in/craigprichardson71/

January 1993 - Present (24 years)

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Executive Development Program, Entrepreneurship

2010 - 2010

Deakin University

MBA, Master of Business Administration

2001 - 2003

CPA Australia

Fellow, Accounting

1993 - 1995

University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Commerce , Business

1990 - 1992