Group Investment Committee Nominating Committee Independent Member

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

Contribute to the intergenerational wealth of Waikato iwi
Drive best practice in iwi investment management, governance, and reporting

Maaku anoo e hanga tooku nei whare
Ko ngaa pou oo roto he maahoe, he patatee
Ko te taahuhu, he hiinau
Me whakatupu ki te hua o te rengarenga
Me whakapakari ki te hua o te kawariki

Waikato-Tainui is a leading iwi organisation in Aotearoa. It develops and implements initiatives to achieve outcomes for Waikato.  The activities of Waikato-Tainui are informed by Whakatupuranga 2050 – a blueprint for the long-term cultural, social, environmental, and economic advancement of the iwi.

Prudent management of iwi-owned assets and settlements will enable the realisation of Whakatupuranga 2050.  Waikato-Tainui has an investment portfolio of approximately $1.57 billion net assets which is managed by wholly-owned subsidiary Tainui Group Holdings as Chief Investment Officer. This investment portfolio is diverse and includes property, private equity, equities, fixed income, natural resources, cash, and Te Tiriti o Waitangi settlement receivables.

The Group Investment Committee Nominating Committee (“GIC Nominating Committee”) is a recommendatory Committee. It assesses the skills and competencies required for the Group Investment Committee (GIC), identifies and evaluates potential GIC members, including observers, and makes recommendations to Te Arataura regarding candidates, including observers for GIC membership.

A vacancy for an Independent Member has arisen on the GIC Nominating Committee. The GIC Nominating Committee, with delegation from Te Arataura has commenced a process to find an outstanding candidate for appointment to the GIC Nominating Committee in 2023. 

The successful candidate will have the skills highlighted below.

  • Values, knowledge, and interpersonal skills such as Te Reo Maaori and tikanga literacy, which are conducive to being effective in a multi-stakeholder, post-settlement iwi and Maaori environment.
  • Institutional investment management experience.
  • Governance experience – understanding of board and committee good governance practice.
  • Nominating Committee experience (beneficial but not essential).

View the Candidate Information.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected].

Applications close on Sunday, 23 July 2023 at midnight.

Please direct any queries to the above email address in the first instance.