Dermot was elected to the board in 2012 for a two year term and appointed as Finance Spokesperson, then re elected for further two year terms in 2014, 2016, 2018. In 2016 he was elected as Board Chairman.
He has a strong financial background with twenty two years banking experience, punctuated with ten years running his own business. His current role at BNZ involves working on turnaround strategies with businesses, which brings with it a focus on governance issues.
A member since 2005, Dermot plays mostly on Saturdays.