NZC Board

The New Zealand Cricket directors voted in at a Special General Meeting at Cornwall Cricket Club on 19 September 2013.
L-R: Geoff Allott, Martin Snedden, Greg Barclay, Liz Dawson, Don Mackinnon, Neil Craig, Stuart Heal. Inset: Sir Richard Hadlee.  

Stephen Boock – President
Appointed NZC President: 2012

Stephen Boock was appointed at the 118th AGM in November 2012. Boock served on the Board of New Zealand Cricket from 2002-2011 after concluding a seventeen-year First-Class playing career that included 164 matches. The left-arm spinner also played 30 Tests and 14 ODIs for New Zealand between 1978 and 1989.

Formerly a Dunedin City Councillor, he has a strong business background and is a Member of the Institute of Directors. He is currently the Managing Director of W & W L Boock Ltd, Director of Foodstuffs South Island Ltd, and owner of Northlands Pak'n Save in Christchurch.

Boock has been involved with a number of non-profit organisations, having formerly held leadership roles with New Zealand and Otago Special Olympics, been Chairman of NZ Foundation for the Blind “Life without sight” Appeal, Chairman of Otago Life Education Trust, and Patron of Otago Special Olympics. He is currently the Chairman of the Otago Special Olympics Trust.

Geoff Allott
Appointed to NZC Board in 2013

A former New Zealand player, Geoff Allott is the Chief Executive of Quality New Zealand Ltd and the former General Manager Cricket for New Zealand Cricket. He has a background in finance and banking, and has also served on the board of Canterbury Cricket.

Greg Barclay
Appointed to NZC Board in 2012

Greg Barclay is a former partner with Claymore Partners and an experienced commercial lawyer and company director. Prior to joining the NZC Board, he was the Chair of Northern Districts.

Neil Craig
Appointed to NZC Board in 2013


An experienced business leader and company director, Neil Craig is the founder and Chair of investment firm Craigs Investment Partners. Craig is currently the Chair of Comvita Ltd and a Trustee of the Bay Oval Trust. In addition, he has previously been a director of Mighty River Power and the New Zealand Stock Exchange (amongst others).

Liz Dawson
Appointed to NZC Board in 2013

Liz Dawson is a prominent company director with a background in marketing and communications. She currently sits on the boards of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, the New Zealand Racing Board, the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust and the Hurricanes rugby franchise.

Sir Richard Hadlee
Appointed to NZC Board in 2013

One of New Zealand’s best known and most successful international cricketers, Sir Richard Hadlee has significant experience in charity governance and cricket administration, including player selection and work on behalf of the International Cricket Council.

Stuart Heal
Appointed to NZC Board in 2008



A former Chair of Otago Cricket, Stuart Heal is the former Chief Executive of CRT Otago, a role he held for nearly 20 years. He currently holds a number of other governance roles including being the Chair of Pioneer Generation, Southern PHO, the University Bookshop and the Southern Rural Fire Association.

Don Mackinnon
Appointed to NZC Board in 2011

Don Mackinnon is an experienced sports governor, Mackinnon is also a Director of Sport New Zealand and High Performance Sport New Zealand. In addition, he is a former Chair of Netball New Zealand and Director of Auckland Cricket. Mackinnon is a prominent employment solicitor, and a partner of the firm Swarbrick Beck Mackinnon. He chaired the drafting committee for the new constitution.

Martin Snedden
Appointed to NZC Board in 2013

A former New Zealand player, Martin Snedden brings a wealth of sporting administration expertise. He was the CEO of Rugby New Zealand 2011 which delivered Rugby World Cup 2011. A qualified lawyer, Snedden is currently CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand, and a former CEO and Director of New Zealand Cricket.

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