Since 2012, Whitireia and WelTec have been governed by a combined council. It currently consists of eight members and is chaired by Greg Campbell, with Vaughan Renner as deputy chair. 

Whitireia WelTec Council 2017

Whitireia and WelTec combined council 2017. From back: Dame Fran Wilde, Antony Royal, Chris Gosling (chief executive), Dr Kabini Sanga, Nancy McIntosh-Ward, Jacqueline Lloyd, Greg Campbell (council chair), Vaughan Renner (deputy chair), Dr Deborah Hume

Greg Campbell th
Greg Campbell
Council Chair​

Greg Campbell is Chief Executive of the Greater Wellington Regional Council. He has extensive experience in the private sector, including Chief Marketing Officer at Vodafone New Zealand and senior executive roles with The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company and ANZ Bank. Mr Campbell’s governance experience includes five years as council member of AUT University and four years as a Director of Vodafone New Zealand.

Vaughan Renner
Vaughan Renner
Deputy Chair

Vaughan Renner has an MBA, and science and engineering qualifications. He is self-employed and has strong commercial, strategic planning and IT skills. Vaughan has a background in governance (currently including Westlake Governance Limited, Business Central, Business NZ, and Standards New Zealand). He is a member of the Institute of Directors. He was appointed as Deputy Chair of The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand in 2014. 

Nancy McIntosh-Ward
Nancy McIntosh-Ward

Nancy holds an MBA and is a Chartered Accountant. She is the former Chief Executive of the Karori Sanctuary Trust and has extensive financial, management, commercial, governance, tertiary education and marketing experience. She is currently a consultant specialising in strategy development to delivery. Nancy is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Dr Kabini Sanga
Dr Kabini Sanga

Dr Kabini Sanga is an Associate Professor of Education in the Faculty of Education at Victoria University of Wellington. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Sasketchewan, Canada. He did his early university education at the University of South Pacific, Fiji. He has held a number of senior roles in education, including being the Director of the Institute of Education of the University of the South Pacific; the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Solomon Islands College of Education, and the Chief Education Officer, Solomon Islands Ministry of Education.

Deborah Hume


Dr Deborah Hume

Dr Deborah Hume has led strategic risk-management consultancies that worked with public and private organisations and has most recently been responsible for Wellington’s Metro train operations (Tranz Metro) and New Zealand’s long-distance passenger train services (Scenic Journeys) for KiwiRail. She has a PhD in Biology from Queen’s University in Canada and is a member of the Institute of Directors and Global Women.

Fran Wilde
Dame Fran Wilde, DNZM, QSO, JP

Dame Fran Wilde was previously an MP and Cabinet Minister, as well as Mayor of Wellington. In business she was CEO of the NZ Trade Development Board and chair and/or director on the boards of a number of listed, state owned and privately held companies. Fran has also run her own consultancy business and has played a key role in Wellington and national philanthropic and arts organisations. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and holds an honorary doctorate in law from Victoria University of Wellington from which she earlier graduated with a BA degree.

Antony Royal


Antony Royal

Antony Royal has strong community involvement and a background in the ICT industry. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Auckland University, has spent many years in the ICT industry and currently holds a number of governance positions. He also chairs Te Mana o Kupe Trust, which was established to support the cluster of 13 schools in Porirua East whose focus is to deliver greater educational achievement by engaging tamariki, teachers and whanau through the use of technology.

Previous roles have included Global Infrastructure Manager and Web Initiatives Manager for the New Zealand Dairy Board (Fonterra), implementation of Financial Management Systems for a number different Government Departments, and positions on a number of advisory boards. Antony has been involved in many projects that involve technology and better educational outcomes.

Jackie Lloyd


Jacqueline (Jackie) Lloyd

Jackie Lloyd is Deputy Chair of New Zealand Post Group, a trustee of the Lion Foundation and Wellington Museums Trust, Chair of the State Services Commission Audit and Risk Committee and a business advisor. She previously served as global human resources director for the New Zealand Dairy Board and NZMP Fonterra, and subsequently as a consultant and New Zealand country manager for Hewitt Associates and The Gallup Organisation. Jackie has a BA in Psychology and a BCom in Marketing and Manpower, is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.


2018 DATES 

  • 21 February, 5-7pm, Wellington School of Hospitality
  • 21 March, 4-6pm, Porirua campus
  • 18 April, 5-7pm, Petone  campus
  • 30 April, 9.30-10am, Porirua campus
  • 30 May, 1-3pm, Wellington School of Hospitality
  • 20 June, 5-7pm, Te Kāhui Auaha
  • 22 August, 5-7pm, Petone campus
  • 19 September, 3-5pm, The Wellington Club
  • 24 October, 5-7pm, Wellington School of Hospitality
  • 5 December, 5-7pm, Porirua campus
  • 22 February, 4.30-6pm, Te Kāhui Auaha
  • 20 August, 4.30-6pm, Te Kāhui Auaha
  • 19 November, 4.30-6pm, Petone campus
  • 21 February, 3-5pm, Wellington School of Hospitality 
  • 18 April, 3-5pm, Petone campus
  • 20 June, 3-5pm, Te Kāhui Auaha
  • 22 August, 3-5pm, Petone campus
  • 24 October, 3-5pm, Wellington School of Hospitality
  • 5 December, 3-5pm, Porirua campus
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