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Directors

Tony Ryall – Chairman

BBS (Massey University)
Independent Non-Executive Director

Tony was appointed as Chairman of nib nz limited in July 2016.

He took on the position after serving as an Independent Director since February 2015. Tony is also the Chairman of Transpower New Zealand Limited and nib nz holdings limited and a trustee of the Massey University Foundation.

Tony was a member of the New Zealand parliament for 24 years. He served as a cabinet minister from 2008 until his retirement from public life in 2014 holding positions as Minister of Health, Minister of State Services and Minister of State Owned Enterprises.

Tony was appointed a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services as a Member of Parliament in the 2015 New Year Honours.

He is the Chief Executive Officer of BestStart Educare, New Zealand’s largest provider of early childhood education.

Rob Hennin – Chief Executive Officer

B.A.(University of Otago), GAICD
Executive Director

Rob joined nib as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of nib nz limited in May 2013.

Rob is the Chairman of nib Travel Pty as well as nib’s joint venture with Chinese pharmaceutical company, Tasly and Chairman of Auoha Insurance. He is also an Industry Representative for New Zealand’s Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman Commission.

Rob has held several senior management and Executive-level positions with American Express, Visa and Unilever - leading international teams to build global brands, create innovative platforms and develop new products.

Rob also has 10 years Non–Executive Director experience across a range of industries, including health, education and humanitarian aid and acts as an advisor on governance and strategy to not-for-profit organisations.

Anne Loveridge – Director

BA (University of Reading), FCA, GAICD
Independent Non-Executive Director

Anne was appointed to the Board of nib holdings limited in February 2017 and has been a Director of nib nz limited since October 2017. She is also a Director of nib health funds limited.

Anne has over 35 years’ experience in banking, wealth management, private equity and property. She has extensive knowledge of financial and regulatory reporting, risk management controls and compliance frameworks.

Anne is Chairman of nib nz holdings limited's Audit Committee and nib nz limited's Board, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (BARCC). She is also Chairman of the nib holdings limited Audit Committee and member of the Risk and Reputation Committee, Nomination Committee and Investment Committee.

She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Platinum Asset Management Limited (Chairman of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee), a Non-Executive Director of National Australia Bank Limited (Chairman - Remuneration Committee) and Chairman of Bell Shakespeare Limited.

Formally trained as a Chartered Accountant, Anne has a breadth of experience in financial reporting, auditing, risk, ethics and regulatory affairs following her 31 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia, where she retired as Partner and Deputy Chair in 2015.. Anne is also a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (FCA).

Hanne Janes – Director

BA (University of Auckland), LLB (Hons) (University of Auckland)
Independent Non-Executive Director

Hanne was appointed as a Director of nib New Zealand in November 2016.

For the past two decades Hanne has been a practicing barrister, prior to which she worked as a management consultant with Deloitte.

With more than 20 years’ specialist expertise in the healthcare sector, Hanne brings a thorough understanding of the national health landscape, including Government policy and funding, healthcare delivery, as well as regulatory and compliance requirements. Hanne has been appointed as Counsel Assisting the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. She also has extensive experience in commercial and corporate law, together with a detailed knowledge of workplace health and safety.

Hanne is a Commercial Director of the ProCare Health Limited Board. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Studies) from the University of Auckland.

Alan Clarke – Director

BSc (Hons) (University of Otago), MBA (University of Otago), CFInstD
Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan was appointed as Director of nib nz limited in March 2013.

Alan was the National Chief Executive of multinational SGS in New Zealand and Australia for ten years then CEO and Managing Director of publicly listed Abano Healthcare Group for 16 years. He then headed Hellaby Holdings as Managing Director prior to retiring from senior management positions to be appointed to the Independent Chair role of publicly listed Cavalier Corporation.

Alan has held both executive and independent director roles in several private and publicly listed companies and has over 30 years senior management and board experience in New Zealand and Australian-based health and medical companies.

Mark Fitzgibbon – Director

MBA(UTS), MA(MGSM), ALCA(Charles Sturt University), FAICD
Executive Director

Mark was appointed as a Director of nib nz limited in November 2012.

He joined nib health funds limited in October 2002 as Chief Executive Officer and led nib through its demutualisation and listing on the ASX in 2007 when he was appointed Managing Director of nib holdings limited.

Mark is a Director of nib health funds limited, as well as other nib holdings limited subsidiaries, including World Nomads Group Pty Limited. He is also a member of nib holding’s Nomination Committee.

As Managing Director, Mark’s strategic focus has been to grow and diversify nib’s business and with that earnings by leveraging nib’s capability, systems and people. This has seen nib grow significantly in recent years organically and inorganically, both in existing and new markets.