• The Board Panel

Frank Dooley



Frank is a Fellow of the College of Chartered Accountants and has been the Chairman of Buller Electricity Limited for five years. He is also a Director of Westland Milk Products Limited and Buller Holdings Limited and a Trustee of Development West Coast. 

Fraser Jonker


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Fraser is the current CEO of Pioneer Energy, a position held since 2010. He also is the current chairman of Southern Generation Partnership and hold further director positions at Ecotricity and the Christchurch District Energy Company. He has more than 20 years experience in the energy sector as energy consultant in South Africa before moving to New Zealand and being involved in the distribution environment in both New Zealand and Australia. He held a position as General Manager at Northpower prior to joining Pioneer Energy.

Stuart Heal


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Stuart Heal was CEO of CRT for 20 years until he and his wife chose to move to Central Otago in 2004. Since then he has been involved in a number of consultancy and governance roles. He currently chairs the Southern PHO, covering all of Otago and Southland, he chairs the University Bookshop (Otago) Ltd, chairs NZ Cricket and is a Director of the Southern Rural Fire Authority. Stuart is a Director of forestry management company IFS Growth Ltd. In a voluntary capacity, he was a trustee of Hospice Otago and has recently completed a two year term as a Director of Rotary International. He shares ownership, with his son and others, of Infinite Energy NZ Ltd, a solar distribution company. 

Joseph van Wijk



A New Zealand qualified Chartered Accountant, Joseph has a diverse range of international experience in accounting, taxation, investment and financial roles including mergers and acquisitions in the UK and the USA. He is currently the Managing Director of Tasman Capital Limited and also a Director of publicly listed TRS Investments Limited. He has a Bachelor of Business from New Zealand and a Master of Business Administration from the United Kingdom.

Graham Naylor



Graham is a retired partner of Deloitte, Chartered Accountants. He has over 30 years’ experience as a financial and management consultant and audit practitioner.

He is currently a director and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee of Buller Electricity Ltd. He is also the Chair of Braemar Hospital Ltd, where he has been a director for twelve years.

He is an independent appointee to the Audit and Risk committee of Waikato Regional Council and is the Chair of the Midland Region Fees review Committee.