Humphry Rolleston - Chairman
Humphry has been in business on his own account for over 40 years and owns a number of private businesses operating in New Zealand, Australia, South East Asia and the United Kingdom. He is a director the New Zealand public companies, Property for Industry Limited, and Infratil Limited and is chairman of Guthrey Holdings Limited in New Zealand. He is a Fellow of both the New Zealand Institute of Directors and the New Zealand Institute of Management. He is Chairman of the 180 Degrees Trust.
Jeremy Nurse - Managing trustee
Farmer on own account for 28 years. Served on local committees and boards including Kaikoura Pest Destruction Board and Marlborough High Country Federated Farmers. Passion for assisting young people. Six years as CEO of Delta Community Support Trust. Member of the Christchurch Justice Precinct Advisory Committee. Now Managing Trustee of 180 Degrees Trust.
Knitwear manufacturer, started business in 1982, now employs 70 staff. Passionate about New Zealand made, the trickle down value this creates to the local economy as well as engaging with young people to make a career path in the textile industry. Currently on the board of the Bruce Woollen Mill and formerly on the board of the Apparel and Textiles Industry Training Organisation. (ATITO). Involved in the initial fundraising to establish the Canterbury Charity Hospital. Hugh agreed to join 180 Degrees Trust due to prior involvement with Jeremy Nurse through his company’s support of Delta Community Trust. Hugh has a history of providing financial support to charities – both locally, nationally and overseas – but only those charities at grass roots level that show the passion to achieve.
Founding director of BBBDesign / Print in London from 1971-1982. Founding director of Sportsworld Travel from 1981-1983 in the UK which operated on an exclusive basis for England, Northern Ireland and Wales by providing match tickets, travel and accommodation for the 1982 World Cup Soccer event in Spain. Founding director and publisher of Canterbury's Digest business to consumer publication based in Christchurch from 1990 to May 2007. Currently Managing Director of McQueen's Valley Farm Ltd which owns commercial property interests in Christchurch.
Neil is a businessman and chairman of the JKF Goju Kai NZ Karate Association. Neil gained a B Com/LLB at the University of Otago and a University Blue for Athletics. He thrives in the outdoors, enjoying tramping, skiing, sailing and mountain biking. Married with three children Neil is passionate about helping those less fortunate than himself.”
Trained Primary teacher. Has owned food and clothing businesses. Director St. Georges Hospital. Trustee of the Oncology Board at St. Georges. Chairperson St Georges Cancer Institute Trust and Chairperson Fundraising Committee. On the Salvation Army Advisory Board. Family mentor for the Salvation Army. Trustee of the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust. Chairman of the Bone Marrow fundraising committee. Trustee 180 Degrees. She is a keen rower, tennis player and gym fitness. In January 2014 Cilla won the Queen’s Honour Award, and Member New Zealand Order of Merit [MNZM] for contributions to the health profession and the community.
Originally a primary teacher. Company director and coordinator of promotions and advertising for a retail and distribution company. Over 15 years working in the sport and recreation sector as a Programme Manager then Events and Communications Manager for the Regional Sports Trust and currently as a contractual Project Manager with the Academy of Sport on projects of both regional and national significance in the high performance sport arena. Served in several voluntary leadership positions with sports organisations. Active in many sports including cycling and walking.