Mark Heer


Mark has 30 years’ experience in business across Rural and Corporate banking, manufacturing, wholesale and retail SME’s. He has also held governance roles across these sectors both as a shareholding director and an independent director.

His most recent corporate role was as General Manager Rural Banking for ASB.

Mark holds a number of governance roles including Board and Advisory Board Chair roles across Dairy, Beef, Poultry, Kiwifruit and Avocado farming enterprises and Real Estate. Mark is also Chair of the ASB MAGS Farm Advisory Group and Trustee for Dairy Women’s Network.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree from Massey University, is a graduate of the EY University of Virginia Darden School of Business Executive Programme and the Excelerator Leadership Programme run by the NZ Leadership Institute. He has also completed the “Discover Excellence” programme through the Shingo Institute which drives his enthusiasm for Process Improvement.