Governance Bio
Angus Ogilvie
Appoint Professional

Angus Ogilvie

5 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Company Secretary
“I have a track record of growing successful privately owned New Zealand businesses. With significant experience in strategy, I help business owners set strategies that align with their personal goals. I have an unusual mix of finance and sales & marketing skills which enables me to align strategy with delivery and measurement. I have extensive business networks ”


Governance Roles

Advisory Board Chairperson

Pools by Design Limited

June 2020 - Present (4 months)

The business is focused on providing bespoke concrete pools to high end residential property owners.

Divisional Councillor

CPA Australia

December 2019 - Present (11 months)

CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest professional bodies for accountants. The Divisional Council of CPA Australia is responsible for the strategic direction of the body in New Zealand. The key strategic goal is to grow membership by offering a superior experience to members.

Advisory Board Chairperson

EcologySix Limited

September 2019 - Present (1 years)

EcologySix is a rapidly growing management consultancy business that helps businesses future proof their ability to attract and retain customers.

Advisory Board Chairperson

Ingric Trades Auckland Limited

November 2018 - Present (1 years)

This rapidly growing start-up is a specialist gib fitter, stopper & painter in the Auckland construction market, currently turning over $3m. The firm specialises in new builds.

General Trust Board


September 2015 - Present (5 years)

The General Trust Board manages tens of millions of dollars of investments on behalf of the Auckland Anglican Diocese. This involves a range of investment classes involving cash, bonds, property and equity. The board also acts as trustee and effectively owns all church property north of the Bombay hills. There is significant fiduciary responsibility. Chair of Vaughan Park Governance Board (50/50 Pakeha/Maori representation).

Executive Roles


Generate Accounting

August 2012 - Present (8 years)

Generate Accounting is a growing boutique practice with 200+ clients. Our focus is on providing virtual CFO services to business and I chair several advisory boards as part of that. Generate Accounting won the Xero Small Practice of the Year award in 2019.

Head of Sales


May 2010 - August 2012 (2 years)

LexisNexis is a large corporate operating in the professional services sector internationally, focusing on legal research & software. I was a member of the Strategic Leadership Team reporting to the Managing Director (Pacific).During my time there I achieved 103% of revenue budget in 2011 and 109% for 2012 despite the headwinds of the GFC. I was awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award in May 2011 by the CEO, Asia Pacific.

National Manager

MYOB New Zealand Limited

September 2006 - May 2010 (3 years)

MYOB was the industry leader for business and accountancy software during my time with the company. My role was to look after the professional services sector, with a focus on accountants in practice. I had national P&L responsibility and was a member of Australasian Business Management Team (BMT). I grew revenue by 11% in 2006, 9.2% in 2007 and 3% in 2008.


Various Roles

December 1993 - September 2006 (12 years)

Following graduation, I held various roles at CLEAR Communications in business sales, culminating as my appointment as a Regional Sales Manager. I moved to Zintel Communications as National Sales Manager and then took a 12-month General Management contract position with Modempak, a manufacturer based in Penrose. I then moved to head Sales and Marketing for Instant Office Products Depot.


Massey University

MBS (Hons), Management - Strategy and Change

2018 - 2020

Massey University

BBS, Accountancy

1998 - 2012

University of Auckland

GradDipBus, Administration

1999 - 2001

University of Auckland

Master of Arts (Hons), Politics

1991 - 1993