Governance Bio
Gordon Peel
Appoint Professional

Gordon Peel

15 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


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


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
“Over 15 years experience as CFO reporting to Boards.. Private equity ownership of Hirepool & others (different equity firms) gives me knowledge in the PE space. Strong growth experience (12x turnover over 12 years), acquisitions & divestments - including sale of Hirepool twice (for $46m & $172m) - Chartered Accountant”


Governance Roles

Board Member

Howick Gymnastics Club

June 2019 - Present (6 months)

Appointed to the Board to assist with strategy, commerciality & governance.


Institute of Advanced Motorists (NZ) Incorporated

October 2016 - Present (3 years)

The Insitute of Advanced Motorists (NZ) is a not-for-ptofit devoted to improving motoring & motorcycle riding standards. I am a member of the National Council, holding the Teasurer role.


Kerikeri Irrigation Company

January 1999 - August 2001 (2 years)

Irrigation company in Kerikeri - represented Kerifresh Limited on Board.

Executive Roles

General Manager - Operations

L & F Limited

October 2017 - Present (2 years)

L & F Limited provides the management services for Speris Finance & Yoogo. My role covers full responsibility for Finance, Credit, Compliance, Risk, IT & Asset Management.

Chief Financial Officer

Equipment, Leasing & Finance Holdings Limited

November 2016 - October 2017 (11 months)

The company owns AB Equipment, NZ Trucks, Speirs Finance, and Yoogo. Turnover more than $300m pa and 600 staff approximately. I have overall financial, compliance & risk management responsibility for all entities.

Chief Financial Officer

Advaro Limited

December 2015 - October 2016 (10 months)

Overall financial and compliance responsibility for a growing finance company, backed by Private equity owners. The company is in a strong growth mode and needs agility to cope with new directions and situations as they arise.

CFO On Demand

CFO On Demand Limited

November 2014 - December 2015 (1 years)

Commercial & Financial Expertise as and when you need it (and not on your payroll when you don't). See my website - - or download the brochure here. Contact me to discuss how I might add value to your business.

Interim Chief Financial Officer

ExGTECH Limited

October 2014 - December 2014 (2 months)

With the sale of the Greenlane Group of companies worldwide to a UK listed company (giving the shareholders the opportunity to realise 8x the value offered 12 months ago), my role at Greenlane becomes redundant. For the period to end of December, I will be tidying up the 11 entities worldwide, while also seeking the next challenge. Available from January 2015.

Chief Financial Officer

Greenlane Technology Limited

December 2013 - September 2014 (9 months)

Overall global responsibility for Finance, Insurance, ICT. Assisting the CEO to eliminate silo behaviour and to align the Group to push for a significant role in the renewable energy space, as well as enhance shareholder value.

Finance Director Integration


July 2013 - November 2013 (4 months)

Chief Financial Officer

NZ Rental Group Ltd

January 2007 - June 2013 (6 years)

Overall financial responsibility, alongside ICT, Legal & Insurance.

Chief Financial Officer

Hirepool Limited

January 2001 - January 2007 (6 years)

Finance Manager


January 1998 - January 2001 (3 years)

Contract Role

Carter Holt Harvey

January 1998 - January 1998 (0 months)

Finance Manager

Enza Processors

January 1994 - January 1998 (4 years)

Site Accountant

Northland Co-operative Dairy Company

January 1989 - January 1994 (5 years)

Factory Accountant

Thorn-EMI Domestic Appliances

January 1985 - January 1988 (3 years)

Internal Auditor

NZ Breweries Ltd

January 1983 - January 1985 (2 years)


University of Auckland

Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting

1979 - 1981

Kelston Boys High School

1973 - 1978