Alison Paterson

Originally a chartered accountant, Alison has a strong background in corporate governance in the areas of health, consumer issues, infrastructure, agribusiness competency and the central bank. She is currently Chair of Abano Healthcare Ltd, The National Research Centre for Growth and Development (University of Auckland), BPAC NZ Ltd, EACC Oversight Committee (Ambulance NZ), Stevenson Agriculture Ltd, Vector Ltd, Metrowater Ltd, Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga (University of Auckland) and Massey Council.

Previous board appointments include Chair of Waitemata District Health Board, District Health Boards New Zealand and Landcorp Farming and Deputy Chair of The Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Alison has also previously served on the boards of the Electricity & Gas Complaints Commission, Wrightson Ltd and Health Benefits Ltd. She joined the Selection Panel in 2010.