Anita joined the UNICEF NZ Board in May 2017.
Anita Killeen is a Barrister at Quay Chambers specialising in financial crime and fraud, civil and criminal litigation, and governance and decision-making. She has decision-making experience at board, executive and statutory levels.
She is the former Chief Prosecutor of the Serious Fraud Office NZ and holds a variety of governance and business roles in the legal, financial, local government, education, health and not for profit sectors including having served as a Visiting Justice, a member of the New Zealand Legal Aid Tribunal, a member of the Engineering NewZealand Disciplinary Tribunal, a Mediation Panel Member of Financial ServicesComplaints Ltd, as Deputy Chair of the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board, as Chair and National President of Fertility New Zealand, and as a Director of SPCAAuckland, UNICEF NZ, the Ex-Vietnam Service Association (Neville WallaceMemorial) Children's & Grandchildren's Trust, and New Zealand Career College.
She established and is the Chair of the Pro-Bono Panel of Prosecutors for the SPCAAuckland which has been recognised nationally and internationally for its innovation, leadership and service to the community".