About Me

Laurence Kubiak, Independent Director (Chair)

Laurence is a professional director and business owner. He was previously Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, and currently Chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, a Director of Northpower, and Trustee of several philanthropic organisations.

Before returning to New Zealand, Laurence lived in Europe for 25 years, and held a series of commercial and strategic roles for FTSE-100 companies active in international markets, including British Telecom, Shell and BP Amoco. Laurence’s international career spanned the ICT, telco, aviation, infrastructure and energy sectors, and included roles in strategy, economics, regulation, country management, operations, business development and general management.

Laurence also serves on the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.