Rangatira Investments Annual Report 2021 - Report - Page 15
Ra n g a t i ra An n u a l Re p ort 2021
Sophie has an executive background in strategy and corporate finance including extensive
M&A experience with a career spanning New Zealand Post, Citibank NA, ANZ Investment
Bank, and Ernst & Young. Sophie is a Chartered Member of the NZ Institute of Directors
and has a BCom and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from The University of
Melbourne. She is also chair of the Metservice, deputy chair of CentrePort and Kordia, and
an independent director of Livestock Improvement Corporation and Oyster Property. Sophie
has been a director of Rangatira since 2013. She chairs the Audit Committee.
Sam has spent the last decade in governance roles supporting young and ambitious growth
companies. Examples include Xero in accounting software, Partners Life in insurance and
Synlait in the dairy industry. During the prior decade, Sam was the founding CEO of Kiwibank,
leading it from idea to success. This role followed an extensive career in financial services
with senior executive roles in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has a BSc in Physics from
Waikato University and an MSc (Hons) in Resource Management from Canterbury University.
Sam has been a director of Rangatira since 2011 and is on the Remuneration Committee.
CATHY QUINN ONZM
Cathy Quinn practised as one of New Zealand’s foremost commercial and corporate
lawyers with significant expertise in governance, capital markets, mergers and
acquisitions and private equity. In 2016, Cathy was made an Officer of the New Zealand
Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to law and women. Cathy is also a director of Fletcher
Building Limited, Fonterra Cooperative Group, Tourism Holdings Limited and chairs Fertility
Associates. Cathy is Pro Chancellor of Auckland University. Cathy was appointed to the
Board in March 2019, and sits on the board of Rainbow’s End.
Richard comes from a 30-year career in corporate banking and has held a number of senior
executive roles with ANZ National Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank Australia,
Westpac Trust Australia and Citibank New Zealand where he was Chief Executive. He holds a
BCom from the University of Auckland and is a former member of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants and the New Zealand Institute of Directors. Richard has been a director
of Rangatira since 2012. He sits on the Audit Committee and on the board of portfolio
companies Rainbow’s End (chair) and Mrs Higgins (chair).