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Mark Darrow

Mark is a professional Chair and Director with a passion for leading and shaping businesses as they grow and transform. Following a successful 25-year executive career, Mark has spent more than 15 years in a wide portfolio of director and chair roles across financial services, FMCG, manufacturing, automotive and transport, health, education, investment and primary sectors with public, private and Crown entities. He has extensive experience in finance, audit, risk and assurance areas.

“I’m proud to be part of TSB. With a proven track record of customer excellence and supporting the community, TSB punches above its weight in the banking sector.“

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Murray Bain, ONZM, CFInstD
Deputy Chair/Director

Murray is a director whose work has resonated throughout Aotearoa. Awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2021, over the years Murray has shared his expertise with a wide range of sectors, including as Chair of The Open Polytechnic, Chief Executive of the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and as Head of Banking for TrustBank NZ. 

In addition to his role as Deputy Chair and Director on the TSB Board, Murray is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and currently serves as Chair of Central TAS, Deputy Chair of NorthTec: Tai Tokerau Wānanga, Director for both the Southland Institute of Technology and the Ara Institute of Technology, as well as Chair of the Kerikeri Retirement Village Trust.  

“I’m proud to be part of the TSB whānau because our great team of people always put our customers first and never forget that our purpose, since the day TSB was founded, has been to benefit the community.”

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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.

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Harvey Dunlop

Harvey is driven by his passion for Taranaki and his commitment to see the region succeed. After a successful career as a specialist Rural Bank Manager, Harvey has used his business acumen to invest in revitalising the heart of New Plymouth’s CBD, including the restoration and redevelopment of the White Hart precinct.  

Harvey has a lifelong connection with TSB, having started his first bank account when the Hāwera branch opened in the 1960s, he is now Chair of the Bank’s shareholder Toi Foundation and Toi Foundation Holdings Ltd, while also sitting on the TSB Board as Director.  

His father, Bob Dunlop, was also President of the Bank in the mid-1980s at the time when the Board had to fight hard to retain its independence and keep its ownership model.  

“It gives me great pleasure 30 years later to look back on the significance of this decision and see the growth of the bank over that time, along with the significant philanthropic support enjoyed by our communities through the bank’s dividends distributed to Toi Foundation.” 

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Dion Tuuta

Dion (Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Taranaki Tuturu) is the Pouwhakahaere/Chief Executive of Taranaki’s largest iwi organisation Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa. Prior to this, Dion headed up Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Māori Fisheries Trust. Dion has extensive experience in working with Māori businesses and post Treaty-settlement governance entities. He is a Director of Wellington-based lobster export company Koura Inc General Partner Ltd and Taranaki’s largest landowner Parininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation.

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Peter Dalziel

Peter Dalziel Director Peter is experienced in both the financial sector and in governance roles. Following a four-decade career in the banking industry in New Zealand and Australia, Peter and his wife Margaret returned to Stratford in Taranaki, where he now owns and operates Dolly’s Milk from his farm.  Peter is proud to serve his local community. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, a Councillor on the Stratford District Council, on the Board of Tūtaki Youth Trust. As well as being a TSB Director, Peter serves as a Trustee for the Bank’s shareholder, Toi Foundation.  “I’m proud to be involved with TSB as a bank that cares for its customers and staff and as an organisation that contributes to the good of Taranaki.”

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Kevin McDonald

Kevin has expansive experience in the global financial services industry. Having worked in the field for more than 40 years, he has developed a passion and specialty in risk management.  

Kevin has led the risk departments for banks both here in New Zealand and in the UK, running substantial group and divisional businesses. He has also worked for the United Kingdom’s banking regulator, the UK Financial Services Authority.   

On top of his TSB directorship, Kevin is currently a director of Power Finance, a private consultant, and a board advisor.  

“I’m honoured to be part of the TSB whānau because of the care we give our customers and the substantial contributions made to local communities through both our own initiatives and the work of the Toi Foundation.”   

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Mike Schubert

Mike is director and Chair of the Audit Committee and has an extensive history working in governance and executive roles across professional services, health, primary industries, and technology sectors. Former partner of  professional services firm PwC and CEO of law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts, he is also currently director and Audit Committee Chair of Silver Fern Farms Limited, director and Audit Committee Chair of ProCare and Homecare Medical (Healthline), and chair of technology company MiMoMax Wireless Limited.

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Natalie Pearce

Natalie is a leader with her finger on the pulse of both the business world and the arts realm. She has spent close to two decades in the financial services sector working across product management, marketing, brand, distribution channel management and strategy.  

Natalie founded her own marketing consultancy in 2012, Home of the Brave and today has a portfolio of business interests in addition to her TSB directorship. She has held a number of governance roles, including with the Vodafone Foundation and New Zealand’s largest not-for-profit arts crowdfunding platform, Boosted.  

“From the very beginning TSB has been there for its customers and community and 170 years later nothing has changed. In an industry not known for truly caring for their customers, TSB stands apart.  We know that because our customers tell us so. That’s why I’m very proud to be part of the TSB whānau.”