Graeme Nahkies

Graeme Nahkies

Presentation: Excellence in governance
Time: Wednesday 12 September, 12.15 pm

Graeme is a Director and co-founder of BoardWorks International a specialist consulting company formed in 1997 to assist governing boards to provide effective governance-level leadership to their organisations.

Since that time Graeme has worked exclusively in support of governing bodies across a very diverse range of organisations and sectors mostly in New Zealand but also in Australia and the US. 

Graeme has been a member of a wide range of boards himself, often as chair. His board appointments span commercial enterprises, Crown entities and not-for-profit organisations. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.

Before entering the consulting world, Graeme was a senior executive in roles covering a wide range of sectors. Among other positions Graeme held he was Deputy Chief Executive of the Housing Corporation of NZ, the Chief Executive of the Waikato Regional Council and the Chief Executive of Hutt Valley Health Corporation Ltd, a Crown Health Enterprise.