Ngāti Awa hooks CEO from wānanga
|14 Aug 2019 15:03 PM|
|Tracey Hook photo supplied|
Ngāti Awa Group Holdings has appointed Tracey Hook as its new chief executive officer.
Ms Hook, from Te Ati Haunui a Pāpārangi and Ngā Wairiki is currently Te Wānanga o Aotearoa's executive director finance, and was previously group financial controller at Tainui Group Holdings.
Ngati Awa Group Holdings chair Paul Quinn says she has a huge understanding of investment, audit and risk management in the commercial, property and iwi sectors, and she has a passion and commitment to Māori development and economic growth.
Since the Whakatane-based iwi received its $42 million settlement in 2005, it has more than tripled its iwi asset base to $151 million.
Its investments include White Island Tours, farms and forestry.
The previous chief executive was Geoff Hamilton.
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