Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Maniapoto (Crown appointment)
Glenn Hawkins was appointed to Māori Television’s board in August 2016. He has an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in finance from Waikato University and has been a Chartered Accountant for more than 20 years. In 2005, he established GHA a Rotorua-based kaupapa Māori accounting and consulting firm.
Glenn is passionate about Māori business development and has a strong background in commerce and finance. He has extensive experience with Māori incorporations, Māori land trusts, Treaty-settlement entities, commercial enterprises, service providers and non-profit organisations.
Glenn has held governance roles with a range of commercial, charitable and tribal organisations and is the current Chairman of Life Skills for Life Trust and former Chairman of Whakaue Farming Ltd.