Tania Simpson, Director
Tania Simpson became a director of Mighty River Power in November 2001, making her the longest serving member of the current board, and is Chair of its Human Resources Committee. Tania is the founding director of Māori policy adviser, Kōwhai Consulting. She has previously held management positions in the Housing Corporation of New Zealand, Ministry of Māori Development and Office of Treaty Settlements and has worked on social policy, environment, economic development and Treaty-related matters. She is of Tainui, Ngāi Tahu and Ngā Puhi descent. Tania is Deputy Chair of Landcare Research, a member of the Waitangi Tribunal, a director of Oceania Group, AgResearch and a trustee of Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto Trust, Waikato Endowed Colleges Trust, Kōwhai Trust and Tui Trust.