Mark Ingle

Mark Ingle is General Manager of U Leisure Ltd, a medium sized local business, employing 85 staff, situated at the University of Waikato. He is also Chairman of the WEL Energy Trust and Boathouse Events Limited.

Simon Perry

Simon Perry is Chairman of the Brian Perry Charitable Trust. In late 2007, Simon took over the role as Chairman of the Perry Group, overseeing the vast and varied Group operations.

Neil Richardson

Neil Richardson is currently Chairman/Shareholder of New Zealand Home Loans and SmartTrade and is on the Board of Opportunity Hamilton, Child Matters and Quantec.

Sarah Ulmer

Sarah Ulmer was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic cycling gold. She won a gold medal and set world records at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens. Sarah won the Halberg Award after Athens and was twice awarded the Lonsdale Cup.

Barry Harris

Barry Harris is a company director with extensive governance and executive experience. Barry has held a number of Chief Executive roles including Environmental Waikato, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Hamilton City.

Kiri Goulter

Kiri Goulter, Regional Tourism Manager for Hamilton & Waikato Regional Tourism plays an important advisory role to Te Awa River Ride Charitable Trust.

Jennifer Palmer

General Manager
Led by its General Manager Jennifer Palmer, The Brian Perry Charitable Trust continues to provide the operational and management support to the project.