Bella Takiari-Brame

Council Member

Bella is a chartered accountant with more than 16 years’ experience in oil and gas and utility industries.

Appointee: Ministerial

Iwi: Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui

Term ends: 30 April 2023

Bella is a chartered accountant and member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers UK and has a Masters in Management Studies from Waikato University.

She has over 16 years’ experience in oil and gas and utility industries. She is the former GM finance for WEL Networks and is now managing director for her consultancy company Luana Limited, and holds several directorships.

She is a trustee of Maniapoto Māori Trust Board, and North King Country Development Trust. Bella is a Maangai Māori for the finance committee for Hamilton City Council, and is a director for Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited and Te Kupenga o Maniapoto. Bella is the chair of the audit and risk committee for Maniapoto, and Te Ohu Kai Moana, and is a member of the group audit and risk committee for Waikato-Tainui. She is also a member of the investment committee for Te Ohu Kai Moana.

Contact Council

Email Sarah-Jane Morkel – council secretary – at sarah-jane.morkel@twoa.ac.nz

Phone 0800 355 553 from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

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