Governance Bio
Rama Rewi
Appoint Professional

Rama Rewi

Location
Wellington
Experience
4 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles
Iwi
Ngāti Manawa   |   Ngāti Whare

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Trust
Incorporated Entity
Charity
Community Group
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Council Controlled Organisation
Iwi Organisation

Roles

Director
Advisor / Advisory Board
Trustee
Board Member
Committee Member
“I enjoy helping people and businesses succeed, particularly in the Maori and Treaty space. I have extensive experience as a lawyer and senior executive in the private and public sectors, working in the Treaty, electricity, health and telecommunication sectors. I have a keen interest in environmental, humantarian and conservation matters.”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Member

Forest and Bird NZ

March 2017 - Present (7 months)

Member

Member

Jane Goodall Institute NZ

March 2017 - Present (7 months)

Member

Board Member

Wellington Conservation Board

August 2016 - Present (1 years)

Board member

Member

Maori Law Society - Te Hunga Roia Maori o Aoteroa

April 2015 - Present (2 years)

Member of Maori Law Society

Member

New Zealand Institute of Management

November 2014 - Present (2 years)

Member of NZ Institute of Management

Member

New Zealand Law Society

November 2014 - Present (2 years)

Member of NZ Law Society

Director

Murrow-Rewi Enterprises Ltd

November 2010 - Present (6 years)

Small business ventures - research, sales.

Board of Trustee Member

Bellevue Primary School, Wellington

October 2011 - October 2012 (1 years)

Board of Trustee

Executive Roles

Director Funded Services

Crown Forestry Rental Trust

December 2013 - Present (3 years)

Crown Forestry Rental Trust funds claimant groups to progress their Treaty of Waitangi claims. I am an executive manager responsible for managing the Trust's funded services function. This includes the provision of contract management, research and mapping facilitation services to claimant groups.

General Counsel/General Manager Legal and Business Services

Transport Accident Investigation Commission

December 2008 - November 2013 (4 years)

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is a permanent Commission of Inquiry responsible for inquiring into air, rail and marine accidents and incidents. I was the Commission's senior legal adviser, and its General Manager for business services, which included responsibility for its finance, HR, and administration functions.

General Counsel - Corporate Solicitor

The Marketplace Company Ltd (M-co)

February 2003 - August 2008 (5 years)

M-co provided services to the NZ electricity market, including pricing, reconciliation and clearing and settlement services. I managed the company's legal function.

Legal Counsel

Telstrar Clear Ltd

May 2002 - December 2002 (7 months)

Telecommunication and IT legal services.

Senior Solicitor

Bell Gully

May 1999 - May 2002 (3 years)

Practised in the health, telecommunications and Treaty/Maori spaces, specialising in public law, administrative law, commercial law and contract law.

Senior Advisor - Senior Private Secretary

Ministerial Services, Internal Affairs

January 1997 - April 1999 (2 years)

Worked for two (Maori) Cabinet Ministers, with particular focus on Maori health, Treaty/Maori issues, courts, immigration and women's affairs.

Education

University of Victoria, Wellington

LLB and BA, Law and History

1985 - 1993