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Geoff Brown - Appointed Member

Board member – Geoff Brown

Geoff is a director of stockbroking firm, ANZ Securities Limited. As a qualified accountant, he has strong experience in corporate turnarounds and in growing businesses. During the 1990s Geoff held a variety of roles within the NZ Stock
Exchange – Chair of the Auckland Regional Exchange, NZSE Board member, Member of the NZSE Complaints Committee as well as Director of Ord Minnett (NZ) Limited. Geoff has also served on a number of boards.

Geoff swam competitively as a child and was involved at club level as Club Captain and Committee Member at Heretaunga. He continues to be involved in Masters and Ocean swim series and has taught Learn to Swim for 2 years under the Lotto Holiday Program.

Strongly motivated by his background in swimming, Geoff is committed to making a difference and utilising the skills he has acquired in business turnarounds.


Governance Background
Director, Direct Broking Limited (Oct 2012 – current)
Director, Smartshares Limited (2004 – 2010)
Director, Bond Exchange of South Africa (2006 – 2007)
Director, Ecoglo Limited (2004 – 2009)

Business Background
Director, Institutional Equities, ANZ Securities ( Oct 2010 – current)
CFO, Listing and Liquidity, NZX Limited (2002 – 2010)
Director, Ord Minnett (1993 – 2001)

Swimming Background/Knowledge
Competitive to National level as a teenager as well as Club responsibilities. Continues to swim through Masters and Ocean swimming.