Keith Smith

Deputy Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Term of Office: Appointed Director 10 June 1994

Board Committees: Chair of the Disclosure Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee, Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee, the People and Remuneration Committee and the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee.

Keith has been involved with The Warehouse since Sir Stephen opened his first store in 1982, initially providing accounting, tax and corporate advice, and was Chairperson from 1995 to May 2011. He has a long-standing record of leadership as a director and advisor to companies in a diverse range of industries, including the energy sector, rural services, printing, media and exporting. Keith is Chair of listed company Goodman (NZ) Limited and is a director of Mercury NZ Limited, Sky Network Television Limited, Healthcare Holdings Limited and several other private companies.

Keith is a past President of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.