ACF’s Trustees bring expertise in a range of fields including business and financial management, law and community development. Board members volunteer their time to oversee the functions of the Foundation and contribute financially to through their own Funds or through the Auckland Endowment Fund.

Trustees:

Geoffrey Clews

Geoffrey Clews

Chairman

Tax Barrister, Company Director, Trustee - Sir George Elliot Charitable Trust, Director - Regional Facilities Auckland, Member - Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee.

Shaun Adams

Shaun Adams

Trustee

Proprietor - Arcadian Consulting, Accredited Insolvency Practitioner and Founding Member - RITANZ, Associate Member - Institute of Directors.

 

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Suneil Connor

Trustee

Senior Manager - KPMG, Director - FoodShare and KiwiHarvest.


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Pete Elderkin

Trustee

General Manager – Business, Deaf Aotearoa, Associate CA – Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Mel Hewitson

Mel Hewitson

Trustee

Head of Governance & Investor Oversight -Trustees Executors, Chartered Member - Institute of Directors, Chair - Nominating Committee for Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Trustee - Foundation North.

Joy Marslin

Joy Marslin

Trustee

Formerly the Head of Private Wealth Management at Westpac, prior to that Head of Wealth for ANZ National Bank.


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Amokura Panoho

Trustee

Amokura comes from a background in Maori economic development and has just recently returned from a decade of working with Maori businesses and hapu and iwi in Taranaki.  She was a previous Manager of Community Employment Group, Dept of Labour, the inaugural chair of Shakti Asian Womens Group, inaugural chair of Art Venture Investment Panel, previous Chair of NZ Maori Tourism and just recently appointed as Maori Operations Manager, Maori Strategy and Relations, Auckland Council.

Alison Sutton

Alison Sutton

Trustee

Strategic Analyst at COMET, Partner at Critical Insight. Alison has been a researcher, evaluator and project developer in adult literacy for 25 years. She has been awarded the Adult literacy and Numeracy Leadership Award 2015, from the National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship 2015.

Simon Tran

Simon Tran

Trustee

Chief Financial Officer - Regional Facilities Auckland, Member - Institute of Directors, Member – NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.


Marion Webster

Marion Webster

Trustee

Trustee - Philip and Vivien Brass Foundation, Board Member-The Funding Network - Per Capita Australia and Kilfinan Australia.


Patrons

Dick Hubbard

Dick Hubbard

Along with wife Diana, Dick founded Hubbard Foods Ltd in 1988 and continues to serve as Chairman. He served as the Mayor of Auckland from 2004-2007, and is currently Trustee of the Dick and Diana Charitable Foundation and Outward Bound.

Diana Hubbard

Diana Hubbard

Diana’s professional background was in the education sector both in New Zealand and internationally. She was the Mayoress of Auckland from 2004 to 2007 and currently has roles on the committee of Third Space and as Trustee of the Dick and Diana Charitable Foundation.


Ambassadors

Philippa King

Philippa King

Business Consultant, JP, Trustee of SKYCITY Auckland Community Trust.

Nina Tomaszyk

Nina Tomaszyk

ACF Relationship Manager 2014-2015


Past Board Members

Glynis Carter | Steve Chaney | Clare de Lore | Dick Hubbard | Suzie Marsden | Jerry Norman | Ian Hankins | Ingrid Waugh | Kirk Sargent |