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Linda Robertson

Appointed Trustee
(2017 - present)

Linda was appointed to the board as a trustee in December 2017, and was elected chair in October 2018. Linda is professional company director with over 25 years governance experience, combined with 30 years senior financial management experience having worked in both the banking and energy sectors in New Zealand. Linda’s extensive energy sector experience derives from having held governance or management roles in energy organisations including, Contact Energy, Meridian Energy, Transpower, Energy for Industry, King Country Energy, Alpine Energy and Horizon Energy Group.

Linda holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, a Diploma in Banking. Linda also holds a Sustainability and ESG Designation and a Climate and Biodiversity Certificate. Linda is a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand (INFINZ), a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is a Chartered Governance Professional and a Certified Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Linda is currently chair of Crown Irrigation Investments and she is a director of the Local Government Funding Agency, Horizon Energy Group, Kordia, Invercargill City Holdings, Alpine Energy and SBS Bank. Linda also serves on the Capital Markets Advisory Committee and the Risk and Audit Committee of The Treasury; and the Audit and Risk Committee of the Office of the Auditor General.

Linda moved to the central lakes region with her husband in 2015 and is pleased to utilise her governance, financial management and energy sector experience in a community focused role.

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