Executive Board

Our Board

Rob Harvey
CEO | Dentsu

Rob Harvey | President

Bridgette Smith
Founder | Lassoo Media & PR

Bridgette Smith | Vice President

Angela Watson
Managing Director | Colenso BBDO

Angela Watson

Fleur Head
Managing Director | VML

Fleur Head

Lee Ann Morris

Lee-Ann Morris

Mark Cochrane
CEO | Saatchi & Saatchi

Mark Cochrane

Nikki Grafton
Group CEO | PHD

Nikki Grafton

Priyanka Patel
CEO | DDB Group Aotearoa

Priya Patel

Sean Keaney
Managing Director | FCB Wellington

Sean Keaney

Steve Kane
Group Managing Director | Ogilvy

Steve Kane

Board Meetings

The Board meets formally six times a year, with additional Interim Board Meetings as required. Board meetings are chaired by the President. 

The Board welcomes guest attendees at Board meetings. If you would like to attend a meeting to get an insight into the structure and nature of discussions, please contact Simon Lendrum. 

Minutes are captured at each board meeting and are available for review by Member Agency principles. If you would like to see board minutes for a specific board meeting, please contact the CEO below.

Becoming a Board Member

Our Board is comprised of member agency leaders who provide governance to the CEO and Comms Council team. Attending a minimum of six board meetings a year, Board members also contribute their time to assisting the Comms Council team on strategic priorities, driving support for the organisation across member agencies.

Board seats are appointed through annual elections, usually held in August of each year.

If you are interested to learn more about the Board, or how to stand for election, please contact Simon Lendrum.