John Rae - Chairman

John has degrees in Commerce and Law from Auckland University, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and a Director or Chairman of several both public and private NZ companies involved in the infrastructure, energy, waste, food and investment sectors. 

He was involved in banking in NZ & London in various treasury & capital market roles for 10 years before returning to NZ in 1991 and undertaking a number of private equity, venture capital & corporate finance transactions in NZ & Australia.   

John’s career was bookended with 10 years as Managing Director of Stevenson Group for nearly 10 years until 2010. He is also a founding member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Board which provides independent advice to Treasury and the Minister of Infrastructure and is also a panel member of the Provincial Growth Fund.