Anne Blackburn

Deputy Chair

Anne Blackburn


Anne Blackburn is a banker by professional background, having had earlier careers in journalism and diplomacy.

She worked in investment banks in New York and London for over a decade before returning to a senior management role with a New Zealand bank in the 1990s.

She is currently a director of a number of businesses in the infrastructure, finance, investment and research sectors. She also holds governance positions in arts and education not-for-profit organisations.

Other Appointments

  • Chair of Royal District Nursing Service New Zealand
  • Director of Auckland Council Property
  • Director of Forsyth Barr Limited
  • Director of Television New Zealand Limited
  • Director of Warren and Mahoney Limited
  • Chair of Trustees of Centre for Clinical Research & Effective Practice
  • Chair of Trustees of Royal New Zealand Ballet
  • Trustee of Chinese Language Foundation
  • Trustee of Sir Ernest Davis Endowment Fund
  • Council Member of UNITEC
  • Project Co-ordinator of DHB Medical Innovation Hub

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