Alastair Carruthers CNZM Board Member Alastair Carruthers is the co-founder and director of Homeland NZ Enterprises, a restaurant, cooking school and food embassy based in Auckland. He is chair of the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and a trustee of Cornwall Park. He has been chair of the Allpress Espresso group, co-chair of Te Papa Foundation, chair of the NZ Arts Council and its investment board, and a member of supervision boards for the Ministry of Transport and Stats NZ. He has also participated on a Ministerial policy task force concerning philanthropy and taxation. Alastair is a member and former chair of the Services WDC interim Establishment Board and is a former council member and interim CEO of Unitec. He was Commissioner of the official NZ exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale of Art, and has over 20 years’ prior experience as the CEO of two leading NZ corporate and commercial law firms.