Jill is a professional director and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors. Her executive career spans over 40 years culminating in the establishment of a successful financial and management consultancy partnership, working with a range of clients in both the central government and private sectors. Jill has accumulated experience across a number of industries including investment companies, aviation, education, property, professional sport, the bloodstock industry and the resources sector.
She was a shareholder and director of Vincent Aviation Limited for many years, gaining in-depth experience of growing and operating a successful aviation business. From beginnings as a small, charter operator the company grew to be one of New Zealand’s largest, privately owned international airlines, maintaining bases in both New Zealand and Australia; and also one of a handful of operators to be granted ANZA certification.
Jill currently serves on the boards of NZX-listed Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd and Aorere Resources Ltd and represents the aviation industry on the board of ServiceIQ (the industry training organisation representing the service sectors in New Zealand). She is a member of the Audit and Risk subcommittees of all three entities.