Joan Withers – Trustee

Joan is the Chair of The Warehouse Group and Mercury, as well as being a Director of ANZ Bank NZ. She is the former Chief Executive of media firms, The Radio Network and Fairfax New Zealand and former Chair of Auckland Airport. Joan is a champion for board diversity, especially around closing the gender gap through assisting more women into senior management and board positions. She is a member of Global Women. Joan is also a Trustee of the Tindall Foundation. At the end of 2014, she became the first ever female recipient of the Shareholders Association’s Beacon Award.

“Having known Louise as she faced her greatest challenge, it is a privilege to be able to serve as a trustee and in a very small way assist women living with advanced breast cancer. Louise’s approach and attitude and the support and love she received from Scott was and is an inspiration”.