Board of trustees


Hon John Luxton, company director

Deputy Chairmen

Hon Steve Maharey, CNZM, vice-chancellor of Massey University and former cabinet minister

Simon Murdoch, CNZM, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Trish Carter, media consultant

Peter Chin, CNZM, director

Rob Fyfe, chief executive of Icebreaker and former chief executive of Air New Zealand

Traci Houpapa, MNZM, chair of Federation of Māori Authorities (FoMA)

Professor Manying Ip, former professor in Asian Studies, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland

Ian Kennedy, chairman of the Japan New Zealand Business Council; former ambassador to Japan

Melissa Lee, National list MP

Lyn Lim, co-founder and partner at law firm Forest Harrison; barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Richard Long, ONZM, director, Television New Zealand 

Rt Hon Sir Donald (Don) McKinnon, ONZ, GCVO, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth secretary-general

Mitchell Pham, Vietnam-New Zealand business and social entrepreneur; co-founder, director and manager of AUGEN software group

Hon Simon Power, managing director, Private Banking, Wealth & Insurance, Westpac

David Rishworth, barrister, solicitor and notary public

Simon Watt, partner, Bell Gully

Ex-officio trustee appointments

Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Craig Hawke

Chief executive officer, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise - Peter Chrisp

Secretary for Education and chief executive, Ministry of Education - Peter Hughes, CNZM

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015