PRINZ Fellow, Susan Huria, recognised in 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours


Susan Huria FPRINZ has been awarded ONZM for services to governance in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017.

Susan is a specialist in Māori governance and has worked with a wide number of iwi and Māori organisations on constitutional reviews and strategy development, board appointments and evaluation, and as a board advisor.

Susan was a director of the Ngāi Tahu Development Corporation, Chair of its audit committee, and was appointed a director of Ngāi Tahu Property in 2013 where she chairs the remuneration committee. She was a member of the Māori Governance Centre Advisory Board for the University of Waikato and a Trustee of First Foundation and Workbase, the national centre for workplace literacy. She served terms as a director of Radio New Zealand, Housing New Zealand, Watercare Services, Airways, and as Deputy Chair of AgResearch. She has held advisory board and review panel roles for the Advertising Standards Authority and Whitecliffe College of Art and Design. She is currently Chair of Veterinary Enterprises Group and a director of Marsden Maritime Holdings and Connexis. She is the independent Chair of the Māori Television Service remuneration committee and a Chartered Fellow and Auckland Branch Committee member of the Institute of Directors. Ms Huria co-founded her company Huria Anders in 2000.

Susan joined PRINZ in 1987 and was inducted into the PRINZ College of Fellows in 2002.