Jane Nees

Jane has a science, research and IT background and has an excellent understanding of New Zealand business dynamics through her varied background. She has held a number of directorships and governance positions, including serving as a previous CEO of the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce and as current Deputy Chair of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

Jane has an interest in current affairs, economic development and the development of sustainable business models. She is excited to be able to contribute to the present and future Western Bay of Plenty communities by being involved at a strategic level in key initiatives like the Acorn Foundation.

Jane is an active Rotarian who enjoys yoga and walking.

Jane was appointed to the Acorn Foundation Board by the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce in February 2014.