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Candis Craven

Candis currently chairs the Cognition Education Trust Ltd and is Chair of the Royal NZ Ballet and the NZ Contemporary Art Trust, which runs the biennial Auckland Art Fair.  She is a director of Auckland Council Investments Ltd and the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board

She has had a 20 year involvement with the NZ Family Planning Association and was on the board of the International Planned Parenthood Federation for many years.

Candis was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in the New Year’s Honours 2001 for services to health education, and has an MA (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma in Business in Financial Planning.  She was also a trustee of ASB Community Trust for eight years and chaired its Finance and Investment Committee.

Alongside her governance roles, Candis works with health regulatory authorities on performance reviews and professional conduct committees.  She also chairs accreditation and approval panels for bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees across many disciplines.