Who we are

Who we are

Westlake Governance is a globally-focused, New Zealand-based consulting business. Our clients come from a wide cross-section of the commercial, not-for-profit, quasi-government, and government sectors.

RICHARD WESTLAKE – Founder and Managing Director

Richard Westlake
Richard is the founder and Managing Director of Westlake Governance Limited, and brings enormous practical experience to his role, having been a board chair and director for more than 25 years in a very wide range of organisations. As a Board Chair, he has particular expertise and experience in leading transformational organisation change, across a range of sectors.

Richard’s profile

VAUGHAN RENNER – Senior Consultant and Board Chair

VAUGHAN RENNER
Vaughan brings extensive board and top management expertise to Westlake Governance. His executive career in senior management positions spans 20 years.

Vaughan’s profile

PETER HARRIS – Senior Consultant

PETER HARRIS
Peter Harris has worked with Westlake Governance for over 15 years as a senior consultant on a number of our major projects and undertakings. A Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, he is also an Independent Director and Chair, with particular strengths from working in the property, engineering and construction sectors in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Peter’s profile

ELAINE PORTER – Business Manager, Board Secretary and Director

ELAINE PORTER
Elaine has been Business Manager for Westlake Governance for the last five years.

Elaine’s profile