Ripeka Evans is Deputy Chair of Television New Zealand Limited and a director of Wellington Regional Council Holdings Limited and Greater Wellington Rail Limited. She is Chair of the Courageous Conversation Aotearoa Foundation and a trustee of Tai Tokerau whenua trusts. She was a director of Te Aupōuri Fisheries and a trustee of Te Rūnanganui o Te Aupōuri. She was a director and Chair of NorthTec Limited, Deputy Chair of Toi Ohomai Limited, and a member of the Te Ao Māori Panel of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Ripeka is a member of the Super Diversity Board Ready Chairs and Directors and a lead claimant and Chair of the Join Research Committee for the Mana Wāhine Kaupapa Inquiry to the Waitangi Tribunal. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Massey University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors. Ka mua, Ka muri – Ancient values, contemporary idiom is a whakataukī that aligns with her intentions.