05 Feb 2019

Enviro-Mark Solutions welcomes two new Board members

Posted in: Toitū Together

Enviro-Mark Solutions welcomes two new independent directors to its Board of Directors

Kirsty Campbell and Paul Munro - independent directors at Enviro-Mark Solutions

New independent directors joining Enviro-Mark Solutions' Board: (Left to right) Paul Munro & Kirsty Campbell

Lincoln, 4 February 2019: Enviro-Mark Solutions announces the appointment of two new independent directors to its Board of Directors– Christchurch City Holdings CEO, Paul Munro and Director at Clarity Advisory, Kirsty Campbell.

Board Chairperson Dr Paul Reynolds says Ms Campbell and Mr Munro will bring a wealth of commercial experience and business acumen to the Enviro-Mark Solutions’ Board.

“Kirsty and Paul both have impressive backgrounds and we are delighted to welcome them to Enviro-Mark Solutions’ Board”, he says. “They join the organisation at an exciting time as it is poised for dramatic growth over coming years. As New Zealand businesses increasingly seek to reduce their carbon emissions and embed sustainability into their strategy in a meaningful way, we look forward to our new Board members’ valuable perspectives to help drive this growth at Enviro-Mark Solutions,” he adds.

“The opportunity to join the Enviro-Mark Solutions Board of Directors is exciting as we increasingly see ‘corporate NZ’ focusing on the environmental challenges we face through setting and achieving environmental sustainability objectives that benefit both their business and wider communities,” says Paul Munro.

“I’m delighted to join the Board of Enviro-Mark Solutions Limited as an independent director,” says Kirsty Campbell. “I’m joining at an exciting time as Enviro-Mark Solutions’ services are needed more than ever by a business community with a growing awareness of its role in good environmental management. I hope that my insights from a background in business advisory, finance and regulation will support Enviro-Mark Solutions’ growth and assist environmental outcomes for New Zealand as a whole” she adds.

Enviro-Mark Solutions other Board members include Richard Gordon (CEO, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research) and Nigel Thomson (GM Corporate Services, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research).

About Enviro-Mark Solutions

Enviro-Mark Solutions is the leading provider of environmental certification in New Zealand. Since 2001, its programmes have ensured that New Zealand companies are benefiting from international best practice, applied science, and effective tools. Enviro-Mark Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, a Government-owned Crown Research Institute. Though developed for New Zealand business needs, Enviro-Mark Solutions’ offerings currently serve over 300 clients worldwide.

Our CEMARS, carboNZero, Enviro-Mark and Energy-Mark certifications meet and exceed the requirements of ISO standards and ensure consistent and comprehensive reporting, benchmarking and management of environmental and climate impacts. In addition, we offer product life cycle assessments, carbon calculators, materiality assessments on the Sustainable Development Goals and expertise in calculating and submitting science-based targets.

About Kirsty Campbell

Kirsty Campbell is a commercial advisor and professional director with vast experience in corporate finance, banking, law and regulation. She has a portfolio of governance roles that include Director of Clarity Advisory, and independent director roles at Salt Funds Management Limited, New Plymouth PIF Guardians Limited and several other organisations.

Kirsty is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and has an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation.  She has a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and a post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, from the University of Edinburgh.

About Paul Munro

Presently the CEO of Christchurch City Holdings, Paul Munro brings with him over 25 years of financial and commercial experience from a broad range of companies and industries.

During Paul’s 24-year career with Deloitte, he was primarily involved in supporting company Boards in an advisory capacity. Over the last decade he has built up significant experience as a Director and Audit/Finance Committee Chair across different organisations, including current Board roles at Electricity Ashburton Ltd, Central Plains Water Ltd, VBase Ltd and Spanbild Holdings Ltd and previous Board roles with Orion New Zealand Ltd and Deloitte.

For more information, contact:

Nadine France
Marketing & Communications Manager, Enviro-Mark Solutions
T: +64 9 574 4222
E: nadine.france@enviro-mark.com