Ms Lovett is well versed in governance as the Deputy Chair of Quotable Value Limited and having previously been the Chair of Obex Medical Limited. She also has experience in the sporting sector as Chair of the Netball New Zealand Board, the High Performance Advisory Group and Auckland Sport as well as being on the board of TTNL Limited (responsible for the ANZ Championship). Ms Lovett is a qualified lawyer with experience in commercial, corporate, employment and property law and sees the value the Forsyth Barr Stadium brings to the city and community by adding vibrancy to Dunedin and providing access to world class events.
Born in Dunedin and a graduate of the University of Otago (BA Hons), Glenys brings a wealth of experience in tourism, event and venue management to DVML. Her early career as Manager of Strategic Planning for Air New Zealand lead into her role as CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand. Most recently, Glenys was CEO of Positively Wellington Venues where she lead the establishment and transformation of the business. Her governance roles have included time on the Boards of Te Papa Museum of New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand as well as chairing Positively Wellington Tourism and being the current Deputy Chair of Outward Bound. Glenys has an MBA from the University of Auckland and an MA from the University of Hawaii. Glenys has always been a strong believer in the saying “if you don’t invent your future, then someone else will.”
Kevin is a Chartered Accountant by training and a proud born and bred Dunedinite. He has a strong financial and strategic skill set based on a wide exposure to a variety of sectors and brings more than 20 years of experience in working with boards. Kevin is the Chief Executive Officer at Port Otago and holds a number of directorships.
Joanne is an experienced Property Advisor having graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies (Valuation and Property Management) from Massey University. Her experience covers commercial property, local government portfolio management, central government portfolio management, and body corporates. Joanne lives in Queenstown where she owned and managed a successful property management and valuation Company until 2016.
Joanne’s governance experience includes roles as Chair of the South Island Regional Trust Board of St John, Trustee on the New Zealand Priory Trust Board of St John, the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust, and Directorships with Dunedin Stadium Property Limited and Otago Southland Employers Association. She is an active member of the Institute of Directors and was selected for the Mentoring for Diversity programme in 2017.
Joanne is passionate about property and ensuring the bricks and mortar to achieve community outcomes, such as the huge economic benefit the stadium brings to Otago.