Board of Directors

Sir John Anderson

Chairman, Non-Executive Independent Director

One of New Zealand’s most respected business leaders, Sir John was appointed to the Board as Chairman of NPT Limited on 1 April 2011. His reputation was forged as the Chief Executive of the National Bank, and then ANZ National for two decades.

Sir John is currently Chairman of NZME Limited, he is Deputy Chair of T & G Global and an Independent Director of Steel & Tube.

As well as many business awards Sir John also received a 2010 Halberg Award for leadership excellence in sport and in 2005 was the inaugural winner of the Blake Medal.

Jim Sherwin

Jim Sherwin

Non-Executive Independent Director

Jim Sherwin joined the National Property Trust Board in March 2007 and was Chairman from April 2010 until the Trust was corporatised on 1 April 2011. A Chartered Accountant, Jim is the former Managing Partner of Crowe Horwarth (formerly Sherwin Chan and Walshe and WHK), a Wellington-based accounting firm he established in 1984.

Jim is Chairman of Nees Hardware and Building Supplies Limited (Mega Mitre 10), and Preston Corp Limited.  He is also a director of Cuthbert Stewart Limited, Energy Solution Providers Limited and past Chairman of Te Omanga Hospice. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and acts as a strategic adviser to the motor industry and retailing sector.

Carol Campbell

Carol Campbell

Non-Executive Independent Director

Carol Campbell joined the Board of NPT in May 2015. Carol is a chartered accountant and a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Carol is also a Director of The Business Advisory Group, a chartered accountancy practice, where she advises privately owned businesses.

Prior to that, Carol was a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years. Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient Board governance. Carol holds a number of directorships across a broad spectrum of companies, including Turners & Growers, Kiwibank and New Zealand Post where she is also Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Carol is Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities in New Zealand.

Tony Sewell

Non-Executive Independent Director

Tony joined the Board in August 2016. Until recently, Tony was Chief Executive of Ngai Tahu Property Limited for 20 years where he accumulated extensive property industry leadership experience. Tony is a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors and holds a number of governance positions as well as providing strategic property advice to private clients.

Current governance positions include Chairman of Business New Zealand, Deputy Chairman of Hanmer Hot Pools & Spa, Principle Property Advisor to the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, Director of Tama Asset Holding Company Limited, Director of Shopping Centre Investments Limited and Director of Challenge Steel Limited.