Gráinne Troute

Independent Board Member

I am a professional director with extensive experience in operating customer-focused businesses in highly competitive sectors including tourism, hospitality and retail. In addition to being an Independent Director of Duncan Cotterill, I am a director of Tourism Holdings Ltd, Summerset Holdings Ltd and Investore Property Ltd. 

In my executive career I was most recently General Manager, Corporate Services for SKYCITY Entertainment Group. Prior to that I was Managing Director of McDonald’s Restaurants (NZ) Ltd and have also held executive roles with consultancy firm Right Management and with Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC). 

I have experience as a trustee and chair in the not-for-profit sector. I am currently Chair of Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) and previously chaired Ronald McDonald House Charities (NZ). I am a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.