Danny Chan - BCA (Hons), ACA, CMA, FCSAP
Independent Director

A third generation New Zealand Chinese, Danny holds a number of directorships in New Zealand. He is a director of Academic Colleges Group Limited, the largest private education group in New Zealand. He is also an independent director of Abano Healthcare Limited, an NZX listed healthcare provider and his other directorships include Flowerzone International Limited, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Limited, Farmers Mutual Group and Marlborough Wine Estates Limited.

Through his long involvement with the education, investment, insurance, floriculture and export industries, Danny has developed an extensive network of contacts in both NZ and Asia. He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, as well as, very familiar with the protocols of Asian and western cultures. Danny acts as an advisor for several New Zealand companies for their Asia marketing and joint venture operations.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and a member of the Cost and Management Association. He is also a Fellow of the CFA Society of NZ and a member of the Institute of Directors.

Danny is a member of the NZ-China Executive Advisory Council and a director of Asia New Zealand Foundation and Confucius Institute. He is also a member of the New Zealand Stock Exchange’s Markets Disciplinary Tribunal.