Keith Smith

Deputy Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Term of Office: Appointed Director 10 June 1994, last re-elected 2017 Annual Meeting

Board Committees: Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Disclosure Committee, Member of the Corporate Governance Committee, People and Remuneration Committee and the Health and Safety 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 Chairman 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. He is Chairman of listed company Goodman (NZ) Limited (the Manager of Goodman Property Trust) and is a director of Mercury NZ Ltd, Westland Co-operative Dairy Limited, and several other private companies.

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