Governance Bio
Nick Ravaji
Appoint Professional

Nick Ravaji

2 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Community Group
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation
Iwi Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
Company Secretary
“I'm looking to contribute my diverse legal and commercial expertise to ambitious start-ups, SMEs and NGOs that aspire to be agile, engaged, ambitious, and forward-thinking. I'm a commercial advisor, an advocate, and I love building relationships. Please don't hesitate to contact me if further details would be helpful.”


Governance Roles

Advisory Board Member

William Pike Challenge Award

December 2013 - Present (3 years)

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Honorary Solicitor / Vice President

North Harbour Indian Sports Club

January 2005 - July 2012 (7 years)

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Executive Roles

Legal Counsel

New Zealand Fire Service Commission

March 2016 - Present (1 years)

NZFS delivers 24/7/365 -wide critical emergency response services across New Zealand. It has operating expenditure of $380M annually and 14000 personnel. In this role, I provide strategic, commercial and regulatory advice to the Board, Chief Executive, and strategic leadership team across the full breadth of organisational matters.


Simpson Grierson

July 2014 - February 2015 (7 months)

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General Counsel

Kandahar Group

January 2013 - July 2013 (6 months)

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Group Legal Counsel

Cosalt Plc (UK)

February 2012 - December 2012 (10 months)

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Mangere Community Law Centre

July 2009 - October 2010 (1 years)

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Russell McVeagh

January 2008 - October 2010 (2 years)

Widely considered to be New Zealand’s premier law firm, Russell McVeagh is retained to provide commercial advice to blue chip corporations and government agencies. During three years working with industry leaders in the firm's Resource Management and Infrastructure Law Group, I advised and represented major NZX and international clients on a range of matters ranging from M&A transactions to High Court proceedings.


University of Auckland

LLb, Specilisms include commercial law, public and administrative law, environmental law.

2004 - 2008

University of Auckland

BSc., Specialisms include environmental management, statistics, economic trade and geography.

2003 - 2007