Cathy Quinn is one of New Zealand ‘s foremost corporate lawyers and holds a number of non-executive directorships of leading New Zealand entities. They include Fletcher Building, Tourism Holdings, Rangatira Limited and Fertility Associates. She is also on the advisory board of the NZ Treasury, and on the executive board of the NZ China Council.
Cathy has practiced law for 34 years at MinterEllisonRuddWatts, where she has been a senior corporate partner. Cathy retired as a partner at the end of 2019 but remains with the firm as a consultant. Her role has included advising local and offshore organisations on a wide range of corporate transactions including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, capital raisings and takeovers.
Cathy led her firm for 8 years as chair during a period of significant growth and transformation. In 2016 she was awarded an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to the law and women.