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Dr Bruce Bryant

CHAIRMAN

Bruce has been a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants for over 40 years, and has been in practice as a CA during most of that time. Currently holds a Senior Lecturer position at Manukau Institute of Technology, Faculty of Business & Information Technology, specialising in teaching financial accounting, auditing & assurance, governance & ethics, management and taxation.

He was an original councillor (Ministerial Appointment) at Te Wananga o Aotearoa, and he served 10 years in that role. He was Joint CE of the Maori Employment & Training Commission for 3 years; financial advisor to the board of Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust for 6 years, and is currently working with He Korowai Trust in Kaitaia.

Bruce holds the degree Doctor of Business Administration from Southern Cross University in Australia; a Masters degree in Taxation Studies (Hon) from University of Auckland and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Massey University.

He is a Chair of Auckland Regional Migrants Services Trust and an approved mentor to the Business Mentors New Zealand (BMNZ). Bruce is also an independent director of an educational delivery company and Chair of that company's Audit & Risk Committee.

Bruce is a first generation New Zealander and a proud father of 5 children and grandfather to 3.