Governance Bio
Baubre Murray
Appoint Professional

Baubre Murray

12 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
“Having sold my accounting practice I am looking to use the skills gained across a number of industries in governance roles. I have extensive audit and risk committee experience as well as finance, business turnaround, growth, technology, and HR governance experience.”


Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Board Director

Human Resources Institute of NZ (HRINZ)

February 2018 - Present (1 years)

Independent Board Director for NZ's member organisation for HR professionals

Vice President

Croquet New Zealand

January 2014 - October 2016 (2 years)

Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

January 2014 - December 2016 (2 years)

Elected Councillor for NZ

Board Member

Crohn's and Colitis NZ Charitable Trust

July 2010 - October 2015 (5 years)

Board member responsible for all financial matters and involved in several special projects.

NZ Regional Councillor

New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

January 2009 - December 2016 (7 years)

Elected Councillor for Wellington

Board Member

Croquet New Zealand

January 2007 - October 2016 (9 years)

Board member and Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

Various governance roles

NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants

January 2002 - December 2016 (14 years)

Various governance roles including elected National Councillor (6 years), elected Member Wellington Branch Committee (2 years), Committee Member Women Accountants Special Interest Group (7 years including 3 as Chair), School Board of Trustees.

Executive Roles

Interim Chief Executive

Human Resources Institute of NZ

April 2018 - Present (1 years)


Dowse Murray Consulting Ltd

April 2017 - Present (2 years)

Consulting and advisory business.


Dowse Murray Chartered Accountants Ltd

January 2004 - March 2017 (13 years)

HIgh - tech Chartered Accounting firm


Dowse Murray Ltd

January 1990 - December 2003 (13 years)

Consulting and advisory work on finance, audit, compliance, risk, and business process re-engineering work for a number of private and public sector clients.


The Audit Office

June 1988 - December 1989 (1 years)

Director responsible for a number of large financial and non- financial audits and reporting directly to Parliament.


Institute of Directors

Chartered Member, Governance

2005 - 2005

Chartered Accountants ANZ

Fellow Chartered Accountant, Accounting

1985 - 1985

Victoria University of Wellington

BCA, Accounting

1978 - 1983