Governance

TPT Group is committed to sound corporate governance that will ensure the company operates as efficiently as possible while providing for the appropriate level of accountability and transparency.  The Board guides strategic direction and context and focuses on issues critical for the businesses successful execution.

 

The Board delegates management of the day-to-day affairs of the company to the Executive Team under the leadership of the Group Chief Executive Officer to deliver the strategic direction and goals determined by the Board.

Mike Marr -  Managing Director & Group CEO

Mike is the founder and owner of TPT Group, he holds group Non-Executive Director roles as well as Independent Director roles outside the group.  Originally an electrician, he holds electrical trade certificate, electro-technology, Advanced Diplomas in Business, Management, Integrated Risk Management and Project Management.  In 2017 he was one of two global recipients of the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma Entrepreneurship Medallion, while in 2014 he was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for New Zealand.  Mike is a Board Member of several New Zealand Not for Profit organisations including being the Chairman of The Runway Foundation.  He is also a member of the AUT University Business School Advisory Board and an Independent Director of Waipa Networks, an electricity lines company.

Graeme Hansen  -   Group Independent Chair

Graeme was the Managing Director of Barclays Private Banking globally and also held CEO roles for Barclays in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, spanning 13 years.  He has been CEO of both the New Zealand Racing Board and Public Trust in New Zealand.  In addition to TPT Group company roles, he also chairs other private entrepreneurial firms. His previous governance roles include independent directorships for The Warehouse Group Financial Services, PGGW Finance, the NZ Spinal Trust and Toronto East General Hospital.

Brendan Wood -  Group Independent Director

Brendan is a highly regarded New Zealand commercial lawyer residing in Auckland with Daniel Overton & Goulding.  Brendan specialises in acquisitions, commercial law and commercial property.  He also holds various Independent Trustee roles as well as Non-Executive Director roles.  One of his previous roles included being a Non-Executive Director of listed company Just Water International.

Ken Davis -  Group Independent Director

Ken is a successful New Zealand entrepreneur having founded and grown CodeBlue, an IT services business, into a nationwide organisation.  Ken is also owns businesses internationally which are associated with software development, artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Previous to CodeBlue, Ken was the General Manager of Toshiba Corporation.

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