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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

NZ Art Guild Charitable Trust - Board of Trustees

The NZ Art Guild is Governed by the NZ Art Guild Charitable Trust.

Below you will find a brief profile about each of the Trutees

Brendon Laby (Chairperson)
- Has a passion for visual arts which was developed initially through his wife, Angela Laby, who is an award winning artist and member of the NZ Art Guild
- Brendon is the General Manager and shareholder in the Packsys Group, an Aperio Company, funded by private equity through Catalyst Investments.
- Vast experience as an entrepreneur and strategic businessman with strengths in strategic investment and divestment activities.

Lorraine Owens (Deputy Chairperson)
- Has a passion for visual arts which was further developed through working with artists as the coordinator for the PACE programme at the Depot Art Centre, Auckland (3 years)
Lorraines past board and community experience includes
- Board of North Shore Community and Social Services (8 years), including 5 years as Chairperson
- Member of North Shore Women’s Centre Trust Board
- Member of Care and Protection Panel of CYFS (7 years)
- Management Committee North Harbour Living without Violence Project
- Qualified counselor involving work with Lifeline

Dr. Bruce Bryant
- Holds a Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Taxation Studies, and Master of Business Administration
- He was a Chartered Accountant for 40 years including owning his own business and doing fraud and investigative work
- Current trustee of the Going West Trust, Te Tuinga Whanau Support Services (and Chair) and Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust Board
- He has held positions and advisory roles on many other boards including Te Wananga o Aoteroa Tertiary Educational Institue
- He is the creator and driver behind the company Digi-clik Int Ltd
- Acts as a financial advisor to many trusts and start up companies
- Currently lecturing at MIT and Southern Cross University in BBS and MBA subjects

Rich McGill
- Has a passion for visual arts developed through his keen interest in photography.
- He is currently an Associate Director at Deloittes in Auckland.
- Associate Chartered Accountant with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
- Previous financial stewardship experience acting as the Treasurer for the Rotaract Club of Auckland City Inc.
- Strategic governance experience through other trustee/executive roles
- Trained as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Geneva Gibson
- Geneva has a passion for visual arts and keen interest in intellectual property law as it pertains to artists
- Holds a BA and LLB from Auckland University
- Assisted with Gallery Management as Pierre Peeters Art Gallery in Parnell for 4 years
- Works as an Art Consultant specializing in historical and contemporary art

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