Governance Bio
Scott Pearson
Appoint Professional

Scott Pearson

12 Years
Paid Roles Only

Interested In:


Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Government Sector Org
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
“I bring senior executive experience from a broad range of industries, manufacturing, hospitality and gaming, local government, travel and tourism, fertility, and membership organisations. I have leadership experience in financial and general management, change management and business improvement. Will travel. ”


Governance Roles

Deputy Chairman

Repromed Fertility

June 2010 - Present (7 years)

Repromed is one of New Zealand’s leading fertility clinics with a difference – we provide highly personalised care for all. Fertility treatment is a fascinating process but can be daunting for first time patients. Our aim is to take the mystery away and provide simple and clear facts. We offer world-class technology and our staff are highly qualified and experienced. In fact, our service meets the highest level of independent global and national quality standards. Every patient is unique and we are passionate about finding the best solution that meets your individual needs. Our patients choose us for our professional expertise and success rates, but also the personalised care and discretion we provide. Repromed was a start-up company with seven Doctor/Shareholders. It has now become the second largest provider of Fertility services in New Zealand. In 2013 Repromed secure a contract to provide Fertility services to the three northern District Health Boards.

Audit and Risk Committee

The Lion Foundation

April 2013 - March 2014 (11 months)

With the change in Board Members we created an Audit and Risk committee of which I was a member.

Executive Director

Mintt Manufacturing

July 2007 - December 2008 (1 years)

The Mintt group was formed with the acquisition of three complimentary injection moulding companies with the intention of listing on the New Zealand stock exchange. The project was funded through bank, mezzanine, and private equity. I was the COO for the group reporting to the managing director. The role was focused on managing three general managers at our three production sites, reviewing performance, setting targets, DIFOT, developing strategy, implementing of lean manufacturing. Key tasks and achievements include = Managing three separate factories through General Managers = Managing mezzanine and bank lenders = Factory relocation = 20% lean manufacturing target = Sale of non core businesses = Implementation of real time injection machine utilisation

Managing Director

Metal Protection Specialists Limited

April 2006 - December 2008 (2 years)

Metal Protection Specialists was the largest electroplating facility at the time in New Zealand at just under 2500m2. The building was designed specifically for electroplating and to cope with the daily use of dangerous chemicals. The award winning facility featured a fully contained bunded area that had the capacity to hold all dangerous liquids in the event that all plating and storage tanks were ruptured, and organic treatment of storm water form the roof and carpark. Changes I implemented in the business include... = New management systems = Automated barrel plating line = Lean manufacturing initiatives = Staff restructuring = Improved customer service

Committee Member

Grafton United Cricket Club Incorporated

February 2000 - April 2002 (2 years)

I was a member of the committee responsible for the running of the club representing the One Day teams.

Executive Roles


The Lion Foundation

December 2010 - March 2014 (3 years)

The Lion Foundation is one of New Zealand's oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts. In the past 26 years, we've returned over $590 million back to the community, supporting thousands of good causes right around New Zealand. The Lion Foundation internal philosophy is 'make a difference' and we do. We have approximately 200 Lion Foundation venues and 3,000 gaming machines across the country and we consistently return millions of dollars into the community. Last year that equated to over $53 million.

Commercial Manager - Project One

Watercare / Auckland Transition Authority

February 2010 - November 2010 (9 months)

Today Watercare provides water and wastewater services to around 1.4 million people in the Auckland region. Watercare is a council controlled organisation (CCO), wholly owned by the Auckland Council.

Chief Financial Officer

Burton Hollis (Coffee Roasters)

April 2004 - May 2006 (2 years)

Burton Hollis was at the time New Zealand's largest independent coffee roaster with an annual output of just less than 200 tonnes of roasted coffee. As well as coffee roasting the business imported and resold coffee machines, syrups, tea and stocked branded and non branded paper cups.

Financial Controller

Auckland Chamber of Commerce

January 1998 - January 2000 (2 years)

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary association of companies and individuals engaged in business activities in the Auckland region. It is dedicated to the development of international, national and regional trade We’re here to inspire and influence business vitality and to provide the tools to make your company successful. For the past 150 years the Chamber of Commerce has been behind the success stories of many Auckland businesses. Currently we are connecting and empowering 12,000 business owners in the Auckland and Northern regions of the Chamber’s network.


University of Auckland

Graduate Diploma Information Systems, Information Systems, Human Resources, Databases, Project Management, Software development

2003 - 2004

Volkshochschule Heidelberg e. V. Germany

Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (German language diploma), German Language

1993 - 1994

University of Auckland

Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting, Commercial law, Marketing, Economics, International Business, Law Intermediate

1989 - 1991