Board of Directors

Mark Bowman

Chair

Mark Bowman

Mark Bowman is a Christchurch-based professional Director specialising in the governance and leadership of high growth businesses.

Mark has experience in the technology, telecommunications, healthcare, tourism, industrial, and energy sectors. Prior to his governance roles, Mark held senior executive roles with Navman, HP and Hitachi. He joined the Enable Board of Directors in November 2011 and was reappointed Chair on 1 January 2019 (having previously been Chair in 2016 and 2017).

Brett Gamble

Director

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Brett Gamble is the CEO of the Ben Gough Family Office and Tailorspace Ltd managing a local and global investment portfolio and philanthropic activities. He has a 20-year background in corporate finance and private equity investment and has held executive roles in the energy and technology sectors. He joined the Enable Board of Directors in June 2012 and was Chairman of Enable Networks Limited from August 2017 through until December 2018.

In addition to Enable, Brett is a Director of Southbase Construction Ltd, Mike Greer Homes Ltd and LJ Partnership (NZ) Ltd. Brett also chairs the Chalky Carr Trust, a charity supporting cancer effected families.

Craig Elliot

Director

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Craig has thirty years of experience in Silicon Valley as an international technology executive focusing on networking. Craig spent ten years at Apple Computer in a variety of executive positions in their networking and communications divisions. He then founded, and was CEO of Packeteer, the company that developed deep packet inspection and application based networking. He also founded Pertino, which built the first cloud based, global business network. He also served as CEO.

Craig is currently an independent consultant working with companies to develop their technical and global expansion strategies.

Kathy Meads

Director

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Kathy was appointed on the Board on 1 August 2017. Kathy has extensive commercial and financial experience and has held senior executive positions with Telecom/ConnecTel, Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation and Lyttelton Port of Christchurch.

She is currently an independent consultant, working with a range of clients on process improvements, business performance and strategic planning.

Kathy has governance experience from previous Board appointments, and is currently a Director on the Board of Shipowners Club (UK), Chair of its Audit and Risk Committee and a Trustee of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

Bill Luff

Director

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Bill Luff has spent the last 35 years working in government and multinational business roles. Much of his experience has been with British Petroleum (BP) in New Zealand and overseas.

Since returning to New Zealand he has held a number of significant executive and board positions. Bill is currently Chairman of Ballantynes, a Director of Isaac Construction and Central Plains Water and a Trustee of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, the Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust and the Lighthouse Vision Trust. Bill was Chairman of Enable Services Limited from its establishment through until 30 June 2013.

Scott Weenink

Director

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Scott has broad governance experience including Executive Director roles with telecommunications companies in Singapore, Myanmar and in the Philippines. Scott has also been a Director of North Queensland Airports, and Scott’s current board roles include Modica Group (a NZ based enterprise messaging platform), Generate Kiwisaver Funds Management, Asset Finance Limited and also the New Zealand Cricket Players Association. Scott has previously held General Counsel roles in the telecommunications industry in Asia and the airport industry in New Zealand. Scott has a Masters in Law from Oxford University.

Mark Petrie

Director

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Mark has twenty years of experience as a Director in the telecommunications field and holds Board memberships of several companies including De Novo Partners, an investment and holding company.

As an acquirer of numerous startups and the founder/CEO of Snap, Mark integrated Snap's national and international fibre telecommunications network with Two Degrees, which laid the foundation for Two Degrees' growth into a major, full-service telecommunications provider.

He has been closely involved in all facets of the design, build and maintenance of telecommunications networks, digital service marketing, channel sales and cybersecurity audits.