• 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.

Dianne McAteer



Dianne has held a number of senior leadership positions with companies such as House of Travel, Sealord, Cadbury, and Office Products Depot. She is a Chartered member of the Institute of Directors and holds an MBA and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland.

Dianne holds a varied portfolio of directorships which includes the board of NZX listed company Cavalier Corporation Ltd, Chair of Beds R Us franchise, Chair of Netball Northern Zone, and independent director for Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CA ANZ), Public Trust, Northcote Road Holdings and West Auckland Trust Services.

Previous directorships include the Breast Cancer Research Trust and Auckland Property Investors Association. 


Roanne Parker



Roanne Parker has founded, partnered, grown and sold a number of companies across a broad range of sectors over 25 years.  Today her commercial interests are predominantly in the areas of digital, technology and marketing data, from where she has delivered expertise to many of New Zealand’s most successful organisations, along with mentoring and support to earlier stage companies.

Roanne brings to the board M&A expertise and an entrepreneurial viewpoint. She holds a Certificate of Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in New Zealand and serves on the Boards of MetService, Creative HQ and Fishpond.

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. 

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.