Sir Ron Carter
Sir Ron Carter ONZ KNZM is one of New Zealand’s most notable businessmen. He joined Beca engineering company in 1959, becoming partner in 1986 and later Chair until 2002.
Sir Ron has been a member, director or chairperson of many iconic and significant New Zealand boards, including Air New Zealand, Sir Peter Blake Trust and the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch Earthquakes.
He also developed and co-founded the Iwi Business Consortium in 2009.
In 1998, he was appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to engineering and business and made a member of the Order of New Zealand in 2014.
In 2001, Sir Ron received an honorary doctorate in engineering from the University of Auckland and in 2009, was inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame.