Board of Directors


John Kelly, Chairman   John Kelly, Chairman

John Kelly was appointed Chairman in January 2016 and has been a Member of the Board since June 2009. He is the Business Manager/Director of John Kelly Livestock, a nationally recognised top operator in the successful transacting of dairy livestock. Born in Hawera to a farming family John began working as a livestock clerk in his youth and grew his career within the industry to be the National Livestock Division Manager for Allied Farmers Ltd before starting his own business. With past governance experience across various sectors, he is an active member of his community and a current Board Member for Taranaki Rugby Football Union and Deputy Chair for the Taranaki Veterinary Centre.


Murray Bain, Deputy Chairman   Murray Bain, Deputy Chair

Murray is Deputy Chair of the Bank and also Chair of the Risk Committee. He is Chair of the Open Polytechnic of NZ and of Central TAS, and a director of NorthTec. Previously Murray has filled the roles of Head of Finance and Head of Banking for Trust Bank NZ, Assistant Governor of the RBNZ, Chief Operating Officer for ACC and CEO of the Ministry of Science and Innovation and of the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology. Murray holds a M Com (Hons) in Economics and a BSc from the University of Canterbury.


Anne Blackburn   Anne Blackburn

Anne is a banker by professional background, having had earlier careers in journalism and diplomacy. Her areas of particular expertise and interest in governance are capital markets and remuneration and HR practice. She is a director of businesses across the capital markets spectrum including venture investment, funds management, life insurance, and banking. Anne has chaired a number of Boards, Board Audit and Risk and Board Remuneration Committees. She is also a member on the Board of Fisher Funds. Complementing her capital markets focus is a portfolio of businesses in the infrastructure and built environment sectors.


Peter Dalziel   Peter Dalziel

Following a long career in the banking industry in both New Zealand and Australia, Peter serves as a Councillor on the Stratford District Council, is Chair of the Stratford Business Association and is a Trustee on the TSB Community Trust as well as on the Board of Tutaki Youth Trust. He holds a MBA from University of Auckland, post graduate diplomas in Business Studies and Banking and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors. With his wife Margaret he owns and operates Dolly’s Milk in Stratford where he resides on a small farm block.


Harvey Dunlop   Harvey Dunlop

Harvey is the current Chair of the TSB Community Trust, the bank’s shareholder. He is also Chair of TSB Group Limited. Raised on a South Taranaki farm, Harvey then completed a Bachelor of Agricultural Commerce at Lincoln University. He then returned to his home region to commence a career as a specialist Rural Bank Manager. More recently he has been involved in successful investment and property developments in the Taranaki region, most recently the restoration and redevelopment of the White Hart, a heritage property located in New Plymouth’s Central Business District.


Natalie Pearce   Natalie Pearce

Natalie Pearce spent her formative years in Marlborough, followed by a Commerce degree at Canterbury University in Christchurch. She started her career in the financial services industry before moving to Vodafone New Zealand. Natalie has held a number of governance roles including the Vodafone Foundation and Boosted. Today, Natalie is the founder and director of Home of the Brave, a boutique brand consultancy.


Peter Schuyt   Peter Schuyt

Peter is a professional Director with an extensive background in strategic and financial management, having held senior executive roles with the NZ Dairy Board, Fonterra and the NZ Post Group. His current roles include Chair of Tax Management NZ Ltd. Peter is also a Director and Audit and Risk Committee Chair of Tatua Co-Operative Dairy Company, Foodstuffs (NI) Ltd, and Dairy NZ Ltd. Peter is based in Wellington with a family of five, he fills any spare time with a variety of family and sporting activities.


Dion Tuuta   Dion Tuuta

Dion (Ngati Mutunga, Ngati Tama, Taranaki) is the Chief Executive of Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Maori Fisheries Trust. Dion has extensive experience in working with Maori businesses and post Treaty-settlement governance entities. He is a director of Wellington-based lobster export company Koura Inc General Partner Ltd and a Director of Seafood NZ.