Craig Stobo

Craig Stobo

Craig Stobo
Chairman and Non-Executive Director

BA Hons (First Class Economics) Otago, Advanced Management Program (Wharton Business School)


With a wealth of Government and private sector experience to draw on, Craig’s ability to think independently and act decisively is a significant asset to the Saturn Advice business.


During the course of his career, Craig has been a diplomat, economist, CIO and CEO. He is a professional, independent director of Precinct Properties, AIG NZ and the NZ Local Government Funding Agency and has authored reports for both local and central Government.


As Chairman of Saturn Advice, Craig works closely with our Managing Director, John McConnell, to ensure the interests of our stakeholders are carefully considered and responsibly managed.


In addition to being a director of Saturn Advice and a director and shareholder of parent company Saturn Portfolio Management Limited, Craig maintains a financial interest in a number of other companies, including global equity fund manager Elevation Capital, specialist vineyard Legend Terrace and oyster farmer and exporter Biomarine Group.


Outside of work, after a number of years mountaineering in NZ and overseas, he continues to be a keen cross-country and downhill skier, sailor and ocean swimmer. He also enjoys drama and literature and is a long-time supporter of Otago rugby and the Highlanders. Finally he is Chair of the Waitaki Boys High School Foundation, and is a Taumata of Otago University’s Business School.