David Smol
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David Smol

NZ Growth Capital Partners

Chair

  • Previously in a number of governance and consulting roles, including in energy, health, land transport, housing, commercialisation and economic development.
  • Inaugural chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 2012-2017 and before that chief executive of its predecessor, the Ministry of Economic Development from 2008.
  • MPhil in economics from Cambridge University, and made a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order in 2018.

Career

Contact Energy
Director
Oct 2018 - Present
Capital & Coast DHB
Chairperson
Dec 2019 - Present
Hutt Valley DHB
Chairperson
Dec 2019 - Present
NZ Growth Capital Partners
Chair
Dec 2020 - Present
The Co-operative Bank
Director
Mar 2021 - Present

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