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Our People

As a state-owned enterprise, we work hard to help our local communities grow and prosper. Our independent board of directors oversees that mission, alongside our Chief Executive, Jacquie Barker, and her leadership team.

Careers at QV

Board Members

Our independent board of directors oversees the management of our business.

  • Gregory Fortuin

    Gregory Fortuin


    Gregory brings considerable business and Crown governance experience gained in New Zealand and internationally. He has served as director on the boards of NZ Post, Kiwibank, Transpower, and the ACC, where he chaired the Investment Committee. He is currently serving as Chairman of Amanah Trust Management (NZ) Limited and AmanahNZ KiwiSaver Limited.

    Gregory is the former Race Relations Commissioner of New Zealand (2001-2002) and was the first resident representative of the new South Africa in New Zealand, when appointed Honorary Counsel by Nelson Mandela in 1998. His career has included senior roles at the NZ Salvation Army and the National Mutual Insurance in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.  Gregory is currently a Strategic Community Adviser to the NZ Police Commissioner and is the National Director of the Salvation Army’s Education and Employment division.

  • Hon Mark Burton

    Hon Mark Burton

    Mark Burton holds a Master of Management Degree (Massey University) and brings strategic and political nous, having held a range of high profile cabinet positions in government. As part of the 1999 Labour Government, Mark assumed the roles of Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister of Defence, Minister for State-Owned Enterprises, Minister of Tourism and Minister of Veterans’ Affairs. In 2005, he took on the Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Justice and Local Government portfolios.

    More recently, Mark has worked as an independent consultant including projects for the UNDP involving a range of capacity building workshops, seminars and induction workshops around the Pacific region for Members of various Pacific Parliaments.  His governance experience during this period has included serving as National Board Chair of English Language Partners (ELPNZ).

Management Team

Our leadership team manages the QV group as a whole.

  • Jacquie Barker

    Jacquie Barker

    Chief Executive

  • Neil Cran

    Neil Cran

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Melanie Lewis

    Melanie Lewis

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Rochelle Clancy

    Rochelle Clancy

    Chief People Officer

  • Brendon Bodger

    Brendon Bodger

    General Manager, Business Development & Partnering

  • Gary Obbes

    Gary Obbes

    Chief Financial Officer


Careers at QV

We’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people to join our market-leading team.

View our current openings