Board of Directors

Six member board with three members appointed by Timaru District Holdings Limited and three members appointed by Port of Tauranga.

TDHL Appointees

Roger Gower

Roger Gower, Chairman

Roger Gower is an experienced board director with a lengthy career in the transport and logistics sector.  He has a B. Com from Auckland University, an MBA from Massey University and an M Phil from Cambridge University.

Roger's executive career included senior management roles at Air New Zealand and Tranz Rail.

Roger is currently a Director and Chairman of PrimePort, Orion Minerals Group and NZ Food Innovation Auckland.  He has been an external director in a wide range of organisations for more than 20 years.

 Damon Odey

Damon Odey

Damon Odey is an experienced businessman, he holds share holdings and directorships on several local businesses and is the Managing Director of engineering company Parr & Co; the Chairman of Timaru District Holdings Ltd; Mayor of the Timaru District Council and is a director on Hunter Downs Development Co.

As the current Mayor and a previous Councillor, he has extensive experience in local body leadership and an in-depth knowledge of the engineering industry.

He is a member of NZ Institute of Directors, has a Management Diploma, and Diplomas in Business and Human Resource Management.

 

Onno Mulder

Onno is the CEO of Citycare Group, is a Director of Habitat for Humanity and has also been a Director of Apex Environmental, Command Building Services, NZ Water & Roading New Zealand.  Onno held the role of Chairman of SCRIT (Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) Board until June 2017.

Onno is a member of the Institute of Directors and a fellow of the NZ Institute of Management Sourthern & Engineering New Zealand.  Onno has a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Canterbury.

Port of Tauranga Appointees

David Pilkington

David Pilkington

David is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and has BSc and BE (Chem) degrees from Canterbury University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology from Massey University.

He currently chairs Rangatira Ltd, Hellers Ltd and Port of Tauranga Ltd.  David is also a member of Northport, Zespri International Ltd, Douglas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Rangatira Ltd and Tuatara Brewing Ltd.  David is also currently a trustee of New Zealand Community Trust.

 

Steven Gray

Steve is currently the Chief Financial Officer, having held that position since 2007 and been with Port of Tauranga for 31 years in financial management of the Port.  He is currently a Director of Port of Tauranga Trustee Company Ltd, Quality Marshalling Ltd, Coda GP Ltd and Timaru Container Terminal Ltd.

Tony Reynish 

Tony Reynish

Tony is a former Senior Executive of the Port of Tauranga with 30 years' experience in Port Development, Property and Commercial Contracts.  He is currently a Director of Port Nelson Ltd, Timaru Container Terminal Ltd, Quality Marshalling Ltd and MetroBox Ltd.  Tony has a Civil Engineering degree from Canterbury University.