Riri Ellis

Riri Ellis

PhD, MMS, BMS, Cert Corporate Governance

Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Tahu, Ngāti Raukawa

Riri Ellis is the General Manager of Tukairangi Investments Ltd.  She was also the previous Deputy Chairperson of the Ngai Tukairangi Trust, a large Maori owned kiwifruit operation located in Tauranga.

She is the part-time Director of Maori Business Programmes at the Wellington School of Business and Government, where her main responsibility is to provide strategic oversight of Maori business opportunities for the school and engaging with strategic partners in Maori business quarters.

She holds governance roles with the Federation of Maori Authorities, Miro Ltd, (a collective of Maori trusts growing blueberries), Tuhono Whenua Horticulture Ltd, the BOP Connections Leadership Group and Toi Kai Rawa, the BOP Maori Economic Development Advisory Committee.