TIL Logistics Group Directors



Independent Chair
Appointed 6 December 2017

Trevor Janes has significant governance experience and is a highly regarded director, holding a number of board positions with private and public companies. He is also a member of the NZX Markets Disciplinary Tribunal, the NZ Post Network Access Committee and chairs the Tokelau International Investment Fund. His career has been in investment banking and financial analysis and he is a Fellow of INFINZ and of CA ANZ, a Member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (USA), and a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.


Appointed 6 December 2017

Jim has extensive experience in the New Zealand transport industry and has spent some 45 years in lead management roles with Hookers, TNL/Newmans Group and TIL. He has been responsible for building TIL from a local New Plymouth trucking operation into a New Zealand wide transport force.  He has served as Chair of TIL and several associated companies, and has played a significant part in transport industry matters. He has been honoured with Life Membership in his local Road Transport Association and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.In 2013 Jim was inducted into the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame.


Independent Director, Chair Audit & Risk Committee
BMS (Hons), CA
Appointed 6 December 2017

Lorraine Witten is a business-person with extensive commercial experience in high growth and high change environments. Her skills are in technology, ICT, construction, services and network economics, where she has 30 years’ experience in senior management and finance roles. 

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors with 20 years governance experience in Director and Chair roles, with extensive experience in strategy, health & safety and risk. 

For the past 15 years Lorraine has been an entrepreneur leading high growth businesses. She is currently chair of the company she founded in 2007, Simply Security Limited. She is also chair of Soltius Limited, Star Now Limited, vWork Limited and director of NZX listed Rakon Limited and a member of the Audit & Risk committee for the Department of Corrections.


Independent Director, Chair Governance and Remuneration Committee
BCA (Hons), ACA, FCSAP, MInstD
Appointed 6 December 2017

Danny is an experienced New Zealand director with extensive accounting, finance and investment management and education experience. He holds a number of directorships with companies including Academic Colleges Group, Abano Healthcare Group, Farmers’ Mutual Group, Marlborough Wines Estate and Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development Limited, as well as numerous companies associated with his private investments both in New Zealand and Asia. He is a member of the NZ China Executive Advisory Council and the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal, and was a member of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet - China Project Advisory Group.


Independent Director
BAgSc, CMInstD
Appointed 23 October 2019

Peter is a professional company director and advisor,based in Taranaki. He currently sits on the Boards of several private and public companies including as Chair of Port Taranaki. Peter has worked in leadership positions across Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and has a strong background in the development and implementation of growth strategies and change management. He has extensive executive experience and was Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, for DowAgroSciences for nine years until May 2016.