Steering Committee

Maury Leyland Penno

Maury Leyland Penno



Maury has a passion for working with organisations that have the potential to bring change that is good for the country.

Maury sits on the steering committee of Te Hono. She is currently the chair of The Education Hub, a non-profit organisation focused on bridging the gap between research and practice in school level education. She is also on the board of Genesis Energy.

Maury worked at Fonterra from 2005 until 2016 most recently as a member of the executive team in the role of Managing Director for People, Culture and Strategy. She has also held leadership roles in risk and crisis management, supply chain management and for the listing of the Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund.

Maury has been a Director of Spark New Zealand and Transpower New Zealand. She is a Fellow of the Institution of Professional Engineers of New Zealand and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.

Earlier in her career, Maury worked as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group where she provided strategic and operational advice across many industries. She was with Team New Zealand as a member of the design team during the successful 1995 campaign. She has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Auckland.