Denise was appointed as Chair of the Airways Board in January 2019, bringing a wide range of governance and management experience.
She is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and has been Chair of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) since July 2015. Denise is on the boards of Predator Free Wellington Ltd and Scouts New Zealand, is director and shareholder of Leadership Matters Limited and consults on strategy, governance and leadership.
Mary-Jane was appointed to the Airways Board in May 2014. She is a Director of Auckland Transport, Deputy Chair of the Earthquake Commission, an independent Director of Kiwi Property Group Limited and Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand, and Chair of the New Zealand Green Building Council.Read more
John was appointed to the Airways Board in January 2019. He is an experienced company director and entrepreneur, holding a number of governance roles over 20 years.
John is the founder of Technology and Innovations New Zealand (TAINZ) and co- founder of internet business start-ups Sonar6 (sold to US company Cornerstone in 2012) Homes.co.nz. Previously he has held governance and directorship roles with 90 Seconds TV, Cloud Cannon, Mobi2Go, Joy Business Academy and Putti Apps.
Paula Jackson was appointed to the Airways Board in January 2019. Paula’s career spans 25 years in marketing, holding leadership and general management positions at ANZ, Telecom (Spark), Vodafone and Xero.
She is a Member of the Institute of Directors (MInstD) and was selected for the Mentoring for Diversity program in 2017.
Lisa Jacobs was appointed to the Airways board in November 2018.
She brings a strong legal, financial and risk management focus to the role. Lisa is the Chief Executive Officer of national law firm Anthony Harper and has extensive experience in the professional firm environment and investment management sector, where she has held both senior executive and board roles.