Board Members

The Southland Chamber of Commerce Board is elected annually and consists of local business people. For information about becoming a board member of the Chamber, please contact us.

Simon Owen

The Orange Sheep

At 23, Simon represents young people in businesses across the region, and strives to cultivate a culture to attract and engage other creative and young professionals. Simon is a self-starter, and through the lens of his clients has a front row seat to the challenges and opportunities of Southland businesses. Simon is one of Southland’s leading marketing brains – working behind the curtain for some of the region’s fastest growing brands. Simon is currently partnered with long-term clients Stabicraft and Fat Bastard Pies.

Known for his critical thinking, Simon can quickly grasp the root of an issue and flip a perceived weakness into a competitive advantage. He brings this same mindset to help shape the future of our region.

Other Board Members

Carla Harper
FMG
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Chris Hughes
McLeay Precision Engineering Ltd
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Nigel Gear
South Port
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