Through her work with corporate clients and advising chief executives, Kristy has developed a good understanding of governance and has been instrumental in providing advice on organisational culture and structure.

Kristy understands the business aspects of organisations and has developed a critical insight into opportunities and challenges, the effective management of staff and responsibilities.



  • Chair of Kiwifruit New Zealand (pictured),
  • Deputy Chair of the Wairarapa Building Society Board,
  • Director of ACC.
  • Chair ACC Remuneration & Governance Committee
  • Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for the Ministry of Social Development
  • Director Racing Industry Transitional Authority
  • Member of the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal


  • Chair of the Real Estate Agents Authority
  • Chair the Judicial Control Authority for Racing
  • Member of the Ministry of Health Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Deputy Chair of the Electoral Commission
  • Chair of the Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • A range of other governance roles including the Immigration Removal Review Authority and a number of Ministerial advisory committees