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Board of Trustees members

From left to right in the image above

Back row
Peter Jensen, Ann-Marie Nolan (Executive Assistant), Christine Prince (CEO), Murray Willocks (Chair), Murray Weakley

Front Row
David Duns, Warren Gilbertson, Barry Bragg, Danny Schroder

Murray Willocks


Murray Willocks is current Chair of the Trust. Murray is the former Chief Executive of the Canterbury plant breeding and marketing company Agriseeds.

Barry Bragg

Deputy Chair

Barry has been a Trustee since 2002. He is the Chairman of Ngai Tahu Property Limited which has significant property, agricultural and land developments throughout the South Island. Barry is also Managing Director of Nuenz and CRL Energy, and was appointed to the Canterbury District Health Board in 2016. Barry’s extensive senior management experience; including strategic planning, commercial negotiations, risk management, human resources and operational leadership, plus his general governance experience make him a valuable member of our board.

David Duns


Former Managing Director of Duns Ltd, Business Consultants and Chartered Accountants, and now Consultant David has developed a long-standing base of business services and consultancy clients. His area of expertise includes establishing the most suitable structure for the sale and purchase of business’s and properties and the financing of these activities. David also has extensive experience in dispute resolution and business negotiations. David was appointed as a Trustee of the Trust in 1998 and was appointed Treasurer of the Trust at that time.

Murray Weakley


Murray is a partner in the law firm Anthony Harper specialising in property, commercial, corporate and banking law. His particular areas of expertise are commercial agreements, banking law, property law, trust and tax law and local government law. In 1992 he taught the income tax and estate planning law course at the University of Canterbury. He is a notary public and secretary of the South Island Society of Notaries and the Vice-President of the Canterbury Asthma Society. He was appointed as a Trustee in 1998.

Peter Jensen


Peter Jensen has been a member of the Trust board for over 10 months. Peter currently works as the CEO at Addington Raceway Ltd, New Zealand’s leading harness racing venue and home to the New Zealand Cup and Canterbury’s iconic Cup Day. Peter is also the Board Chair for the St John of God Hauora Trust. Peter’s skills in business strategy, operations management and strategic planning are hugely beneficial to the Trust.

Warren Gilbertson


Warren Gilbertson is an experienced Chief Operating Officer and Project Manager with a demonstrated history in both the private and public sectors. Skilled in management, strategic planning, business and regional development, Warren brings commercial leadership, and governance experience from a wide range of industries to the board. Warren has established a reputation for developing and implementing strategic solutions by building partnerships that deliver improved financial performance and economic growth.

Danny Schroder


Danny is the General Manager (Commercial) at Venues Ōtautahi responsible for Sales, Marketing and Event Management. He strives to deliver economic, social and cultural benefits to our Community, offering strong synergies to the Trust. He brings extensive private and public sector experience from across the Asia Pacific region. His areas of strengths are talent leadership, commercial partnerships and digital marketing. Danny joined the Trust in July 2020 and was appointed as a Trustee in August 2021.

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