Public Finance Act Schedule 4A company

The establishment of New Zealand Green Investment Finance Ltd is part of the Government’s commitment to address climate change and support New Zealand’s transition towards a net-zero-emissions economy by 2050.  It is part of a suite of policy initiatives including;

  • passing a Zero Carbon Act
  • amending New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme
  • establishing an independent Climate Change Commission
  • continuing New Zealand’s international efforts to ensure the integrity of the Paris Agreement

NZGIF was established as a company under Schedule 4A of the Public Finance Act 1989, with the overall aim of accelerating low emissions investment in New Zealand by focusing on the following four key objectives:

  • Make investments that lower domestic emissions
  • Crowd-in private finance
  • Make investments on a commercial basis
  • Undertake a market leadership role 

See the NZGIF website to understand how it will work. 

Board of Directors

Person Role Term
Miss Cecilia Tarrant Chair 12 Apr 2019 - 11 Apr 2022
Mr George Woods Deputy Chair 12 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2021
Ms Jacqueline Cheyne Director 1 Jun 2019 - 31 May 2022
Mr Gavin Fernandez Director 1 Jun 2019 - 31 May 2022
Mr Kevin Holmes Director 1 Jun 2019 - 31 May 2022
Mr Mark Vivian Director 1 Jun 2019 - 31 May 2022