Norm Thompson (ONZOM) (CFIntD)
Norm Thompson had a long career at Air
New Zealand and held the role of Deputy
Chief Executive prior to his retirement at the
end of 2013.
He is the current Deputy Chair of Auckland
Tourism, Events and Economic Development
(ATEED), Director of Dot Kiwi Ltd,
Queenstown Airport Corporation and Preno
Limited, Trustee of the Young Enterprise
Trust Board, and Committee Member of the
2016 New Zealand Golf Open.
Norm previously chaired the Tourism
Industry Association of New Zealand,
New Zealand Golf Strategy Group, Air
New Zealand Environment Trust, and
Norm was appointed to the New Zealand
Tourism Board in December 2013, with
his three-year term starting in April 2014.
John is Chief Executive of InterCity
Group, New Zealand’s largest bus and
coach transport network.
He has held senior positions in a range
of industries, including manufacturing,
marketing and telecommunications,
and was the former Chief Executive of
Ngai Tahu Tourism. He has held board
positions with the New Zealand Tourism
Industry Aotearoa and the New Zealand
John was initially appointed to the
New Zealand Tourism Board on August
2012 for a three-year term, and was
reappointed in August 2015 for a further
three-year term (ending August 2018).
Jamie is the Chair of Te Ohu Kaimoana,
the body set up to oversee Māori fisheries
assets throughout New Zealand; and the
Māori Trustee and Chief Executive of Te
Tumu Paeroa, an organisation responsible
for managing nearly 100,000 hectares of
land and more than $100 million worth of
assets and investments.
A former political reporter for Māori
Television, Jamie has held a range of
governance positions in iwi development,
agribusiness, fishing, investment,
health, Māori development, tourism
and education. He is currently a director
of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd, Wools of
New Zealand and Taranaki Investment
In 2015 Jamie received the Young Māori
Business Leader Award at the Aotearoa
NZ Māori Business Leaders Awards,
and was awarded the Sir Peter Blake
Emerging Leadership Award in 2010.
Jamie was first appointed to the New
Zealand Tourism Board in March 2013
and was reappointed for a second term
that ends in August 2018.