The Wintec Council

​​​The Wintec Council, which is the governing body of the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), was established by the Education Act 1989. The functions and duties of the Council are specified in Sections ​176A and 176B of the Education Act 1989.​

Barry Harris

Barry Harris

Council Chair 

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science, majoring in economics and marketing, Massey University
  • Masters in Agricultural Science (Hons) – Natural Resource Economics, Massey University 
  • Executive Programme in Leading and Managing Change, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business 
  • Leadership for Extraordinary Performance, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia  
Ministerial appointment
Des Brennan

Des Brennan​​

  • MBA (Distinction) Massey University
  • Dip Bus Admin Victoria University
  • CFInstD (Chartered Fellow Institute of Directors)
  • BSc, majoring in Chemistry Victoria University
  • FNZIM (Fellow New Zealand Institute of Management)​
Margaret Devlin

Margaret Devlin

  • Second Class Honours Degree, First Division in Finance and Business Studies, The University of Ulster
  • Saur Diriger Demain (Tomorrow’s Directors) programme, INSEAD

Ministerial appointment

Kiri Goulter

Kiri Goulter

  • Graduate Diploma Economic Development, Auckland University of Technology
  • New Zealand Registered Teacher, Ministry of Education
  • Diploma of Teaching, Auckland College of Education, New Zealand

Ministerial appointment

Simon Lockwood

Simon Lockwood 

  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors  
  • Masters of Business Administration: Leicester University 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Inst. of Marketing) 
  • Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute 
  • BA (Hon’s) International Management – Upper Second – Hull University  
Vicky McLennan

Vicky McLennan

  • Diploma of Teaching (Distinction)
  • MA (Hons)
  • English Literature & Linguistics 
  • Undergrad. papers in Political Science, History, Sociology  
Niwa Nuri

Niwa Nuri

  • Bachelor of Management Studies from the University of Waikato
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand

Ministerial appointment

Ping S'ng

Ping S'ng

  • LL.B (Otago University)
  • Barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • B.Com (Accounting) (Otago University)
  • ​Chartered Accountant 
Carla Muller

Carla Muller

  • As winner of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Waikato Branch Emerging Director Award 2018, Carla received a governance internship on the Wintec Council.

2019 Council and committees meeting dates

Council

18 February, 25 March, 15 April, 20 May, 18 June, 16 July, 
19 August, 16 September, 14 October, 18 November, 9 December (at 9am)
Venue: Meeting Room 1, Level 2, B Block
Time: 3pm (unless otherwise stated)

 

Finance and Risk Committee

14 February (cancelled), 14 March, 11 April, 16 May, 13 June (cancelled), 11 July, 
15 August, 12 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 December
Venue: Meeting Room 1, Level 2, B Block
Time: 7.30am

 

People and Culture Committee

11 February at 3pm, *27 June at 2pm, 2 October at 1pm
Venue:  Meeting Room 2, Level 2, B Block

*the 27 June meeting will be held in meeting room RKG1.27, Rotokauri Campus