Sir Michael Daniell


Sir Mike Daniell is a Director of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited and was its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2016, a Non-Executive Director of Cochlear Ltd (ASX:COH), a Director of Tait Limited, a member of the Council of the University of Auckland and Chair of the New Zealand Medical Technologies Centre of Research Excellence.

In 2009, Sir Mike Daniell was named New Zealander of the Year for Business. Daniell has won a number of accolades, including, New Zealand Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013, Deloitte Top200 Executive of the Year in 2013 and being awarded the INFINZ Leadership Award in 2015.

Mike has more than 35 years of international medical device business experience, encompassing research and development, quality, regulatory, manufacturing, marketing and sales.  He holds a first-class Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Auckland. Mike is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

Mike was made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to business, healthcare and governance in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.