Governance Bio
Hetty Van Hale
Appoint Professional

Hetty Van Hale

Location
Otago
Experience
23 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Trust
Incorporated Entity
Charity
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation

Roles

Director
Chairperson
Trustee
Board Member
“23 years governance experience on not for profit boards and committees covering a broad industry range. Particular interests include sports and arts governance. Specialist skills in marketing & communications, sponsorship, strategic planning, event management and general management. Experience on audit & risk committees.”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Board Member

Badminton New Zealand

April 2016 - Present (1 years)

Badminton NZ is the national governing body responsible for the promotion and development of badminton throughout New Zealand.

Board Member

Winter Games New Zealand Trust

April 2015 - Present (2 years)

The Audi quattro Winter Games are one of the world’s top five winter sports competitions and the only one in the southern hemisphere. They are also New Zealand’s largest recurring sports event.

Director

Snow Sports NZ

July 2013 - Present (4 years)

National sporting organisation representing all New Zealand snow sports and providing pathways from learner to Olympic team for athletes, and coaches. Member of the Audit & Risk Committee, member of Health & Safety Committee. www.snowsports.co.nz

Chair

Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust

September 2010 - Present (7 years)

Runs the bi-annual Festival of Colour arts festival and the bi-annual Aspiring Conversations festival of ideas.

Trustee

Wanaka Wastebusters

November 2005 - November 2009 (4 years)

Charitable Trust set up to develop and manage recycling services and contracts in Wanaka. Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee; Member of the Strategic Planning Committee.

Trustee

Mount Aspiring College Foundation

January 1999 - January 2005 (6 years)

Charitable Trust which manages investment funds in order to support the funding requirements of Mt Aspiring College over and above bulk funding.

Executive Committee Member

Tourism NZ Ski Marketing Network

January 1999 - January 2001 (2 years)

Elected representative for Wanaka representing four Wanaka ski areas on the Committee responsible for ski destination marketing to international markets.

Board Member

Lake Wanaka Tourism

January 1997 - January 1999 (2 years)

Elected board member of Lake Wanaka Tourism responsible for the destination marketing of Wanaka. Chair of the marketing sub committee.

Committee Member

Ski Wanaka

January 1995 - January 2001 (6 years)

Co-operative winter marketing group for Wanaka to market all Wanaka ski areas in the North Island and Australia.

Trustee

The Project Crimson Trust

January 1993 - January 1995 (2 years)

Trust set up to protect Pohutukawa and Rata trees throughout New Zealand. Represented major sponsor Carter Holt Harvey on the Trust Board.

Trustee

The Project Crimson Trust

January 1993 - January 1995 (2 years)

Trust set up to protect Pohutukawa and Rata trees throughout New Zealand. Represented major sponsor Carter Holt Harvey on the Trust Board.

Board Member

The Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre of New Zealand

January 1993 - January 1995 (2 years)

Outdoor adventure education centre set up by Graeme Dingle. Represented major sponsor Carter Holt Harvey on the Trust Board.

Trustee

The Kuia Moko Trust

January 1992 - August 1993 (1 years)

Charitable Trust which owned a large collection of original paintings by Harry Sangl of many of the last kuia in New Zealand with the moko, gifted by Brierley Investments. Represented Brierley Investments on the Trust.

Executive Roles

Marketing Specialist

Marketor

January 2013 - Present (4 years)

Marketor specialises in working with small businesses to help them develop and implement strategic marketing plans in order to grow their business. Other services offered include strategic planning workshops, and social media strategy and implementation.

Communications Manager

Infinity Investment Group Holdings Ltd

January 2005 - Present (12 years)

Property investment and development company. Responsible for marketing and communications strategy for all Infinity Group companies. Managing internal teams and external consultants the role encompasses marketing, internal and external communications, public relations, sponsorship management and leverage, and large sales events. Reporting to Managing Director as part of the senior executive team. www.infinitywanaka.com

Owner

Van Hale Communications

November 2003 - November 2005 (2 years)

Self-employed providing event management, and consultancy on marketing, communications, sponsorship, public relations, and strategic planning. Main contract was event management for Silverstone Race to the Sky motorsport hillclimb.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Hanmer Clinics Ltd

November 2001 - November 2003 (2 years)

Responsible for marketing and communications strategy for a national group of five alcohol and drug treatment clinics located in Hanmer Springs, Christchurch, Wellington, Tauranga and Auckland.

Marketing Manager - Treble Cone Ski Area

Tourism Holdings Ltd

January 1995 - January 2001 (6 years)

Domestic and international marketing of the ski area.

Communications Manager

Carter Holt Harvey

January 1993 - January 1995 (2 years)

Based at head office, responsible for group-wide internal communications strategy for communication to a staff of over 13,000 located throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Information Manager

Brierley Investments

January 1987 - January 1993 (6 years)

Responsible for setting up, management and marketing of corporate information services including online information; research and information provision to members of the BIL Group, shareholders, brokers, media; online database searching; information centre computerisation.

Education

Victoria University of Wellington

Graduate Diploma of Information Systems (Part completed - 7 units), Infomration Systems

1991 - 1993

The Securities Institute of Australia

Understanding Company Reports; awarded with distinction, Financial accounting

1990 - 1990

Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education N.S.W.

Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science; awarded with distinction., Library & Information Science

1983 - 1985

Victoria University of Wellington

B.A. Linguistics, Linguistics

1974 - 1976