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Board of Directors


Mr S. Underwood
Independent Chairman

Stephen Underwood is a business and management consultant with an extensive background in venture capital investment. He is a director of a number of private companies.


Mr T.D. Brankin
Dip Agriculture & Dip Farm Management (Lincoln)

Thomas Brankin is a New Plymouth based businessman with significant interests in rest homes, hospitals and retirement villages. His other interests include commercial and residential property and farm management software.


Mr M.D. Priest
Independent Director

Duncan Priest has a long association with the New Zealand capital markets, equity financing and investment banking. He has considerable experience in raising capital from both the retail and wholesale markets.


Helen Down promisia

Ms H. Down
Independent Director

Helen Down is a well known Wellington-based subject matter expert in both marketing and governance. Helen is recognised for being instrumental in the growth of innovative and exciting small and medium sized businesses, especially across the STEMM sectors.



Rene de Wit promisia CEO

Mr Rene de Wit
MSc Chem / MBA (Otago)

Rene de Wit is an accomplished CEO and Change Manager with 25 years experience in FMCG, Food Manufacturing, Printing, Packaging, Import/Export, Financial Services and Logistics. He has worked in corporate, privately owned and own business, specializing in turnarounds and change management.

Rene is passionate about business success and developing people.

Rene holds a master’s degree in chemistry and an MBA from the University of Otago.

Contact Us

Level 5
22 Panama Street 

Wellington 6011
PO Box 25396, Featherston Street
Wellington 6146
New Zealand

T +64 4 499 5563