Dr Helen Anderson, QSO, CFInstD
Dr Helen Anderson has had extensive experience in research, government and governance.
Helen currently chairs the boards of BRANZ, Scion and Studio Pacific Architecture. She is also a director of Antarctica NZ, NIWA and Chair of the ClearPoint Advisory Board. She has recently been a member of the IoD National Council and chair of the IoD Wellington branch, and has been a director of DairyNZ and Massey University. Helen is a member of several government advisory boards and she chaired the inquiry into the Performance of Statistics House during the Kaikoura earthquake.
Helen was Chief Scientific Adviser and then Chief Executive at the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology until 2010 when she moved to become a professional director. Helen is a Chartered Fellow of the IoD, she has a PhD from Cambridge University and is a strong advocate for those with an intellectual disability.