Justine Gilliland

Partnerships Director
BlueFloat Energy and Elemental Group

Justine Gilliland is an independent director and strategy consultant, currently serving on the boards of ESR, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research, the Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust (AGMARDT), Economic Development NZ, health insurer UniMed, and Taranaki health provider Tui Ora. Her consulting work is currently mainly focussed on developing offshore wind energy for Aotearoa New Zealand, as Partnerships Director for the BlueFloat Energy and Elemental Group offshore wind partnership. Justine also chairs or is a member of advisory/governance groups for energy sector and food & fibre sector companies. She is the former Chief Executive of regional development agency Venture Taranaki; prior to which she was Deputy Director-General Sector Partnerships and Programmes at the Ministry for Primary Industries, and previously held a range of senior management roles in the public service. Justine has law and arts degrees, and resides in Taranaki with her young family.