Meet our Trustees
Larry Robbins, OBE, JP, FNI, Cmdr RNZN (Rd)
Master Mariner Consultant to Museums and Non-Profit Organisations
Portfolio: Leadership Development
Retired Naval Officer and former CEO of New Zealand National Maritime Museum; Chairman of Mercy Ships New Zealand, Seafarer Welfare Board and Framework Trust; member of 2 Rotary clubs.
Portfolio:Training and Development, Maori Relations
Former Executive Officer, Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust; Academic Manager, Institute of Applied Learning; We Came to Play School promoter, Sport event organiser for children and young adults.
In private practice
Portfolio: Voluntary Governance
Former Executive Director of NZ Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators; successful commercial career as company secretary; past president of NZ Society of Association Executives.
Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of NZ Inc
Portfolio: Inter-Industry and Government Relations
Director. Business Professional Services Limited; Trustee, Employer of Choice Foundation; Executive member, Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand; Chair of Chelsea Park Body Corporate Committee.
Portfolio: Business Relations
Volunteer Sports Coach of the Year 2005; Fundraiser, Long Bay Great Park Society; ASENZ National Award, Supported Employment Practitioner 2007; Recipient, Mental Health Professional Award
Portfolio: Media Relations and Communications
Former Editor, Profile Publishing Limited of NZ Management, The Director, Marketing Magazine and International Business; Volunteer worker on behalf of New Zealand Refugee and Migrant Service.
DynaSpeakPortfolio: Digital Marketing and Content Management
Previously with Commonwealth Bank Securities: Sales and Digital Marketing President, Mendis International, Sydney and New York; Licensed ASX Equities and Options Trader and ASX Investment Adviser.
Chair, Special Olympics Manukau; Director, Affinity Services Limited
Te Wananga O Aotearoa
Portfolio: Education and Migrant Relations
Previously Lecturer, Beykent University, Istanbul; Campus Manager, English Language Academy, Te Wananga o Aotearoa; Volunteer for Settlement Support, North Shore; 8th Grade soccer coach, Birkenhead UFC.