Andrew McKenzie re-elected to AFL New Zealand board

Current board member Andrew McKenzie has been re-elected to the AFL New Zealand board at the recent 2021 Annual General Meeting.  

Andrew McKenzie has played AFL in NZ for over twenty years, firstly in Wellington for the Saints and then in Auckland for Mt Roskill and Auckland. He has three sons who have also played the game within New Zealand, two who have represented New Zealand.

He has assisted AFL New Zealand initially as an independent member of the Risk and Finance Committee and has now served on the AFL New Zealand Board as an Elected Director for six years.

He has over twenty years of senior executive experience in both corporate and operational roles within organisations that have had provision and support of sporting bodies as part of their roles. He has led a variety of corporate groups, operational businesses and large scale, complex projects as well as managing corporate groups including finance, legal, HR, property, IT, strategy, treasury, subsidiary monitoring and procurement. His experience and responsibilities have been wide ranging.

He has an extensive range of contacts in both the private and public sectors that will be relevant to AFL New Zealand, including within Sporting bodies and facility providers. He has also been a member of a number of boards and industry bodies so the role of a director is one he is familiar with.

Andrew is currently CE of government organisation Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities.