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Mike Collins

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Mike Collins

Independent Board Member

Mike is the inaugural Chief Executive of Business South following the merger of the Otago Chamber of Commerce and the Otago Southland Employers Association, and was recently appointed to the board of Mercy Hospital Dunedin. He is passionate about creating dynamic working environments, and brings excellent connections to the business community of Otago and Murihiku. He is a strategic thinker with a focus on inclusive and collaborative processes, and has expertise in business transformational change, risk management, and people and culture enablement. Mike’s previous roles include the Executive Director of People, Culture and Technology at the Southern District Health Board, and Director of the Learning Environment and Director of Service Excellence at Otago Polytechnic.

Remaining board members

Edward Ellison 2022

Edward Ellison

Chairman – Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou
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Team Aukaha 2021 Juliette

Juliette Stevenson

Te Rūnanga o Waihao
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Trevor Mcglinchey

Trevor McGlinchey

Te Rūnanga o Moeraki
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Philip Broughton 2

Philip Broughton

Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka ki Puketeraki
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Board Aukaha 2021 Terry Nicholas

Terry Nicholas

Hokonui Rūnanga
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Aukaha Loretta Love

Loretta Lovell

Independent Board Member
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