The Right Reverend Ross Bay
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Ross Bay is the Anglican Bishop of Auckland.
Ross worked for the Bank of New Zealand until beginning theological study in 1986, graduating with a Bachelor of Theology from the Australian College of Theology in 1990.
After a period in the United Kingdom where he gained a post-graduate diploma in theology, Ross returned to New Zealand working as the Vicar of a number of parishes in Auckland. He was appointed Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral in 2007, and became Bishop of Auckland in April 2010.
Ross sits on a number of governance boards associated with the Auckland Anglican Diocese and wider Church. His governance roles include Chairman of the Diocesan Council, Chairman of Trustees of King’s College, Trustee of the General Trust Board, and President of the Selwyn Foundation.
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Mel is a professional director, following an executive career in institutional investment management, risk, compliance and financial regulation.
Mel is a director of Simplicity NZ Limited, Heritage Trustee Company Limited and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited. She is Deputy Chair of Foundation North, Chair of Centre for Social Impact and chairs the Nominating Committees for the Guardians of New Zealand Super Fund and the Waikato-Tainui Group Investment Committee. She is an independent member of the FINDEX Advice Services NZ Investment Committee and a trustee of Auckland Foundation.
Previously, Mel held senior roles at the Financial Markets Authority, Trustees Executors, ANZ Bank, AllianceBernstein and Tower Asset Management.
Mel is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®.