Dame Kerry Prendergast, DNZM, CNZM

Compass Health For Compass Health. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court.

Dame Kerry joined the Board as Chair in January 2020.

Dame Kerry has enjoyed a distinguished career in local government and governance. She is a former Mayor of Wellington, Executive Chair of the New Zealand Festival and Vice-President of Local Government New Zealand. Currently Chair of the New Zealand Film Commission, she is also a Director of Oceania Healthcare and Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Conservation Authority, and a Trustee of the Wellington International Arts Foundation, the New Zealand Community Trust, the Wellington Free Ambulance and the Victoria Foundation.  She is also an Advisory Board member of the Phoenix Football Club.