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Marlborough stadium trust

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Our 
Mission

To build a community that is active, connected and inspired.

Our Trustees

Profiles

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Mathew Kerr

Role for the trust 

Chairman of the Trust 

 

Current Employment

Chairman of MDC Holdings Ltd and Marlborough Airport Ltd, Director of Marlborough Grape Growers Cooperative

 

Past employment 

I have been a director of WK for over 20 years. Director of Port Marlborough Ltd

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Chartered AccountantMember of the Institute of DirectorsExtensive governance work with clients- Business experience as a shareholder/director of a number of business 

 

Other community interests

Previously roles as Trustee of Sport Marlborough, Committee Member of the Marlborough Basketball Association. Represented Marlborough in Basketball and Rugby (a while ago now!) Current Chair of the Marlborough Hospice Foundation.

Matt Kerr
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Paul McKendry

Role for the trust 

Assets, Risk & Compliance Committee, Scaling with financial and site growth plan Committee, Human Resources Lead

 

Current Employment

Owner of McKendry Ford

 

Past employment 

9 years at McKendry Ford, prior to this, I ran our family motoring business for 20 years.

 

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Business experience as a shareholder/director 

 

Other community interests

Had been actively involved in the sporting community

Paul McKendry
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Ben Glover

Role for the trust 

Scaling with financial and site growth plan Committee, Platform to educate, inspire and celebrate Lead

 

Current Employment

Glover Family Vineyards - Owner/winemaker

 

Past employment 

Group winemaker Lion 2007-2013.

Group Winemaker Accolade 2013-2016.

GFV 2007- current

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Wine Marlborough Board - 5 year.

Pinot Noir NZ Board - 8 years.

Blenheim Swim Club Committee -2 years.

Inspire Foundation Board - 2 years.

Marketing based insights. 

Ben Glover
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Sam Forrest

Role for the trust 
Treasurer, Finance Committee, Scaling with financial and site growth plan Committee, Growing our wellbeing ecosystem with partnership Lead.

Current Employment
Wilkes RM - Resource Management Advisor
Lancewood Projects Limited - Director 

Past employment 
Marlborough Grape Growers Cooperative, APL Property Limited, City of Armadale. 

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board
Resource and project management, governance, community engagement. Sam is also an active user of Stadium 2000 with preschool and primary aged children involved in various programmes. 

Sam Forrest
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Anna Houkomau

Role for the trust 
Scaling with financial and site growth plan Committee

Current Employment

Ministry of Education; Te Tatoru o Wairau

Project Complete Marlborough Ltd – Director


Past employment 

Consultancy services (various)– Project Complete Marlborough

University of Canterbury – Project Management

City of Armadale (Perth) – Community Infrastructure Planning;

Community Facilities Management

Department of Sustainability (Perth) – Community Engagement

and Development

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board
In addition to being a user of the facility with two young children, Anna brings skills and experience in Project Management, Governance, Strategic Planning, Stakeholder Management and Community Development.

Anna Houkomau
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Kelly Thompson

Role for the trust 
Assets, Risk & Compliance Committee, Scaling with financial and site growth plan Committee, Health and Safety Lead

Current Employment
Managing director at T&D Construction

Past employment 
T&D Construction

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board
30 years + of knowledge and experience from the construction industry along with project management skills and forward planning. 

Kelly Thompson
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