Mr Paul Edward Alex Baines
BCA, MPP (Dist.), DCom (Hon), FCA, FInstD, INFINZ (Cert)
Born: 9 July 1950
PNBHS 1964 – 1968
Rugby, Softball, Tennis;
Business Alumni Inductee November 2014
Paul was a partner of sharebrokers and investment bankers Jarden & Co and a director of Credit Suisse First Boston NZ Limited (now First New Zealand Capital Limited) until the early 1990s. He held leadership positions in research and investment banking and was CEO from 1987 to 1993. Paul has been a professional director since then.
He is currently Chair of the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute, the Gillies McIndoe Foundation and Todd Family Office Limited, and is a Board member of Chamber Music New Zealand Inc, IHC Foundation Inc, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research Inc, The New Zealand Treasury and The Todd Corporation Limited.
Paul is a former Board member of Barnardos NZ Inc (Chair), Comalco NZ Limited, Databank NZ Limited, EDS NZ Limited, Fletcher Challenge Limited, Fletcher Building Limited, Gough Holdings Limited, Greenstone Fund Limited, Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Inc, Jardine Fleming China Region Limited, New Zealand Post Limited, New Zealand School of Music Limited, Queen Margaret College, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, South Eastern Utilities Limited, Telecom NZ Limited, Tower Funds Management Limited (Chair), Victoria University of Wellington Foundation, Victoria University of Wellington Institute of Policy Studies, Wrightson Limited, Wrightson Farmers Finance Limited (Chair), and Young Enterprise Trust Inc (Chair).