Independent, Non-executive Director
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
Director since July 2019
Pip has been a director of the Company since 1 July 2019. She is also Chair of the Nomination Committee and a member of the People and Remuneration Committee.
Pip is currently Chair elect and will assume the role of the Chair of the Board following the conclusion of the Company’s 2023 Annual Meeting of shareholders.
Currently Pip is also the Chair of Westpac New Zealand and a director of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. She was previously a director of Spark New Zealand and Vulcan Steel. Prior to becoming a full time director, Pip was a senior partner at law firm Russell McVeagh, where she spent over 10 years on the firm’s board including acting as the firm’s board Chair and interim CEO.
Pip brings extensive commercial and board experience to The a2 Milk Company Board. A leader in the field of corporate law and in the New Zealand business community, she is the recipient of numerous industry awards including being named New Zealand ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ at the Australasian Law Awards 2018, an accolade she has won five times; and she has twice been recognised as a finalist at the Women of Influence Awards.
Pip resides in New Zealand.