Governance Bio
Peter Barrett
Appoint Professional

Peter Barrett

Location
Wellington
Experience
9 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

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

Roles

Director
Advisor / Advisory Board
Trustee
Board Member
Committee Member
Other
“I am seeking an appointment to an organisation looking to grow its market and/or improve performance. I enjoy networking and have worked in Wellington as a commercial/property lawyer and for over 20 years. I strongly believe in the value of leadership in creating a culture of excellence. ”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Governance Roles

Trustee

YMCA of Greater Wellington Charitable Trust

October 2005 - Present (11 years)

Since it's establishment, the YMCA of Greater Wellington Charitable Trust has acquired and increased the value of strategic assets including a 102 room hostel and a camp with with recreational programs for schools, community groups and retreats.

Board Member

National Council of YMCAs of New Zealand Incorporated

July 2008 - July 2012 (4 years)

The National Council had 16 separate associations and co-ordinates national programmes During my term as a board member, the Council remodelled its strategic plan, restructured the National Office to be more effective and facilitated the amalgamation of some associations.

Board Member

YMCA of Greater Wellington Incorporated

October 2006 - September 2013 (6 years)

In 2005 the National Council of YMCAs formed a board of eight (8) to re-establish the YMCA in Wellington. By 2013 the YMCA of Greater Wellington Incorporated was the third largest YMCA in NZ

Executive Roles

Director

Johnston Lawrence Limited

September 2009 - Present (7 years)

Since joining Johnston Lawrence, I've implemented an effective succession programme and a strategic plan that: • increased client satisfaction • increased the client base • increased revenue and leverage • reduced bad debts • increased staff satisfaction and productivity • reduced staff turnover

Education

Victoria University of Wellington

Master of Laws (LLM), Law

1997 - 2000

Victoria University of Wellington

Bachelor of Laws, Law

1989 - 1993