Directors

Elizabeth Coutts - Independent Chair
Elizabeth Coutts

ONZM, BMS, FCA

Elizabeth Coutts was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in July 2003. She is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. She is Chair of Oceania Healthcare Limited and Voyage Digital (NZ) Limited, Director of EBOS Group subsidiaries in New Zealand and Member, Marsh New Zealand Advisory Board.

Elizabeth is a former Chair of Skellerup Holdings Limited, Ports of Auckland Limited, Meritec Group, Industrial Research, Life Pharmacy Limited, former director of Air New Zealand Limited, the Health Funding Authority, Sanford Limited, the Yellow Group of Companies and Tennis Auckland Region Incorporated, former Deputy Chairman of Public Trust, former board member of Sport NZ, former member of the Pharmaceutical Management Agency (Pharmac), former Commissioner for both the Commerce and Earthquake Commissions, former external monetary policy adviser to the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, a former president of the Institute of Directors Inc and former Chief Executive of the Caxton Group of Companies

 


Dr Tracey Batten - Independent Director
Dr Tracey Batten

MBBS, MHA, FRACMA, MBA(Harvard), FAICD

Dr Tracey Batten was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in July 2021. She is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Tracey is currently a non-executive director of Medibank Private Limited, the Accident Compensation Corporation and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. She was previously a non-executive director of Abano Healthcare Group Limited and various other healthcare related research institutes, charities and industry and government bodies.

During her executive career she was Group CEO of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in the United Kingdom, Group CEO of St Vincent’s Health Australia, CEO of Eastern Health and CEO of Dental Health Services Victoria.

 

 


Mark Bloom - Independent Director

BCom, BAcc, CA

Mark was appointed to the Board on 16 September 2022.

Mark is currently a non-executive director of ASX listed Abacus Property Group, AGL Energy Limited and Pacific Smiles Group Limited.  Mark has over 35 years’ experience as a finance executive, including as Chief Financial Officer at ASX listed Scentre Group Limited from its formation in July 2014 through to his retirement in April 2019. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Group CFO of Westfield Group for 11 years.   Mark has also held a number of senior finance roles, including being CFO and executive director for insurance and financial services companies Liberty Life, South Africa and Manulife Financial, Canada.


Stuart McGregor - Independent Director
Stuart McGregor

BCOM, LLB, MBA

Stuart McGregor was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in July 2013. Stuart was educated at the University of Melbourne and the London School of Business Administration, gaining degrees in Commerce and Law. He was previously admitted as an Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants (now CPA Australia) and also completed a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Melbourne.

Currently Stuart is a director of Symbion Pty Ltd and other EBOS Group subsidiaries.

Stuart has been Company Secretary of Carlton United Breweries, Managing Director of Cascade Brewery Company Limited in Tasmania and Managing Director of San Miguel Brewery Hong Kong Limited. In the public sector, he served as Chief of Staff to a Minister for Industry and Commerce in the Federal Government and as Chief Executive of the Tasmanian Government’s Economic Development Agency. He was formerly a director of Primelife Limited and Chairman of Two Way TV Limited and Donaco International Limited.

 

 


Stuart McLauchlan - Independent Director
Stuart McLauchlan

BCOM, FCA, CF. Inst.D

Stuart was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in July 2019. He is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Stuart is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Past President. He is a chartered accountant, partner of GS McLauchlan & Co, and a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is currently chairman of Scott Technology Ltd and ADInstruments Ltd. He is also a governor of the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, a member of the Marsh New Zealand Advisory Board and a member of the Advisory Board to the Partridge Jewellers group. He was formerly a director of Ngāi Tahu Tourism Ltd.

 


Sarah Ottrey - Independent Director
Sarah Ottrey

BCOM, CF. Inst.D

Sarah Ottrey was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in September 2006. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Sarah is Chair of Whitestone Cheese Limited and a director of Skyline Enterprises Limited and subsidiaries, Mount Cook Alpine Salmon Limited, Christchurch International Airport Ltd, Sarah Ottrey Marketing Limited, and a committee member of the NZ institute of Directors Otago/Southland Branch. She is a past board member of the Public Trust and the Smiths City Group. Sarah has held senior marketing management positions with Unilever and Heineken.

 


Peter Williams - Independent Director
Peter Williams

Peter Williams was appointed to the EBOS Group Limited Board in July 2013. He was formerly a director of Green Cross Health Limited and an executive of The Zuellig Group.