Our board of directors

ESR has an independent Board of Directors responsible for its strategic direction and operational performance.

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Their responsibilities include acting on behalf of, and being accountable to, the Shareholding Ministers (the Minister of Finance(external link) and the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation(external link)), fulfilling regulatory expectations under the Companies Act 1993, the Crown Research Institutes Act 1992, and the Public Finance Act 1989 and helping establish strategic policy. 

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Quentin Hix

Quentin has many years' experience in governance roles across a broad range of sectors. He is currently a director of Dunedin City Holdings Limited, the commercial arm of the Dunedin City Council and a board member of Presbyterian Support South...

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