NACEW is made up of between seven and nine members. Members include a Chair appointed by the Minister for Women, one person nominated by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, and one person nominated by BusinessNZ. 

The members of the NACEW are:

  • Traci Houpapa (Chair), Chair of the Federation of Māori Authorities and Member of the Treasury Board and Victoria University of Wellington Council

  • Katherine Rich, BusinessNZ representative and Chief Executive of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council

  • Erin Polaczuk, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions representative and National Secretary of the Public Service Association

  • Theresa Gattung, Director of My Food Bag, Chair of AIA Australia and AIA NZ, and Country Lead for SheEO

  • David McLean, Chief Executive of Westpac New Zealand

  • Jade (Poh Gaik) Tang-Taylor, Ethnic Diversity Strategy Activator at Foundation North, Advisor to CareerMum, and Founder of #100mumsproject

  • Alison Mau, Senior Journalist and leader of #metoonz investigation

  • Bernadette Pereira, National President of PACIFICA

  • Angela McLeod, Councillor and Manager Public Sector, Government & Academic Relationships at Rural Women New Zealand.