Governance Bio
Ken Hames
Appoint Professional

Ken Hames

Location
Northland
Experience
6 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Government Sector Org
Iwi Organisation

Roles

Director
Chairperson
Trustee
Board Member
“ I am a director with strong farming knowledge, business acumen and work ethic, committed to helping companies grow revenue & profit to benefit their shareholders. My particular passion is to see Northland prosper and New Zealand Agri grasp opportunities in the international market place. I am committed to continuing to develop my governance capability.”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Chair

Northland Regional Extension Initiative

September 2015 - Present (1 years)

A joint NZ Government, Northland Regional Council, Dairy NZ and Beef and Lamb initiative with the objective of raising the performance of Northland Pastoral Farming.

Committee Member

Auckland Farm Environment Awards

June 2015 - Present (2 years)

Responsible for organising Auckland Region Awards

Member

Beef and Lamb Northland Council

June 2010 - Present (7 years)

A Farmer council, 9 elected members responsible for delivering extension initiatives, field days and programmes that deliver on farm improvement in productivity and profitability. Budget $150 000 p.a.

Director/Shareholder

Tomorata and Te Arai farms Ltd

June 2008 - Present (9 years)

Northland farms milking 1000 cows.

Director

Northpower Fibre Ltd

June 2014 - October 2015 (1 years)

This company is a Crown Northpower partnership with the responsibility of the Whangarei area fibre optic build. $30M assets and revenue of $3M p.a.

Director

Northpower Ltd

June 2009 - August 2015 (6 years)

A Northland owned electricity lines company that carries out contracting throughout NZ and the Pacific Islands. Group Revenue 325 M with Group Assets 440M. 1000+ staff. Member Audit (2009-15), Treasury (2013-15) and Future Director (2014-15) committees

Director

West Coast Energy Ltd (Australia).

June 2009 - June 2015 (6 years)

An electrical contractor based in Western Australia and Victoria, has 150 staff and is a subsidiary of Northpower ltd.

Education

Institute of Directors

Chartered Membership 2015, Governance

2009 - 2016

Massey University

B. Agriculture, Agriculture

1983 - 1985