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The Board of Directors

Kingfish has a highly experienced Board with strengths in funds management and corporate governance. The role of the Board is to govern and control the activities of Kingfish, to regularly review performance and to monitor Kingfish’s affairs so that shareholders’ interests are held paramount.

The Board will continue to comprise a majority of independent directors.

Alistair Ryan
MComm (Hons), CA

Chair and Independent Director
Chair of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Member of the Investment Committee

Alistair Ryan is an experienced company director and corporate executive with extensive corporate and finance sector experience in the listed company sector in New Zealand and Australia. He is a director of Barramundi, Marlin Global, Kiwibank, Christchurch Casinos and Metlifecare. He is also Chair of Evolve Education Group. Alistair had a 16-year career with SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited (from pre-opening and pre-listing in 1996 through 2012). Alistair was a member of the senior executive team, holding the positions of General Manager Corporate, Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to SKYCITY, Alistair was a Corporate Services Partner with international accounting firm Ernst & Young, based in Auckland. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the New Zealand Institute of Company Secretaries. Alistair’s principal place of residence is Auckland.

Alistair was first appointed to the Kingfish board on 10 February 2012.

Carol Campbell 
BCom, CA, CMInstD

Independent Director
Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee
Member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Member of the Investment Committee

Carol Campbell is a chartered accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient board governance. Carol holds a number of directorships across a broad spectrum of companies, including NPT (where she is Chair of Audit and Risk), T&G Group, New Zealand Post, NZME, Kiwibank, Barramundi and Marlin Global. Carol was a director of The Business Advisory Group for 11 years, a chartered accountancy practice, and prior to that a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years. Carol’s principal place of residence is Auckland.

Carol was first appointed to the Kingfish board on 5 June 2012.

Andy Coupe
LLB

Independent Director
Chair of the Investment Committee
Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Andy Coupe has extensive commercial and capital markets experience having worked in a number of sectors within the financial markets over the last 30 years. Andy was formerly a consultant in investment banking at UBS New Zealand Limited, where his role principally encompassed equity capital markets involving numerous initial public offerings and secondary market transactions, and takeover transactions. Andy is a director of Barramundi, Marlin Global, Briscoe Group, Coupe Consulting and Gentrack Group. He is also Chair of Farmright, Solid Energy New Zealand, the New Zealand Takeovers Panel and Deputy Chair of Television New Zealand. Andy’s principal place of residence is Hamilton.

Andy was first appointed to the Kingfish board on 1 March 2013.

David McClatchy
BCom

Independent Director

David McClatchy is an experienced company director who has extensive investment management experience across New Zealand and international markets over the last 35 years. David is a director of Barramundi and Marlin Global. Before returning to New Zealand in 2019, David was Group Chief Investment Officer for Insurance Australia Group and Director and Head of IAG Asset Management. Prior to this, David had a 16 year career with ING as Chief Executive and Chair of ING Investment Management in Australia and Chief Investment Officer and Director of ING New Zealand. David’s principal place of residence is Tauranga.

David McClatchy was first appointed to the Kingfish board on 1 July 2021.