Marion Cowden

Marion Cowden is Deputy Chair of the ESR Board and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Marion is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and holds a BSc and BCom from University of Auckland and an MBA (with Distinction) from Massey University.

She is currently part-time Executive Officer for Age Concern and has held senior roles in finance and corporate services in New Zealand and Australian public services and with the Commonwealth Secretariat based in London.

Her current governance roles include Board Member and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Real Estate Agents Authority, Trustee, Nazareth Care and St John of God Hauora Trust.