Balloons Over Waikato – New Look Trust Board

As Balloons Over Waikato moves towards 2019 where it will celebrate the events 20th anniversary, they welcome a new Chairman and Trustee to the Balloons over Waikato Board.

Rob Hart (pictured) is the new Chairman with outgoing Chairman Craig Hobbs moving to Auckland last month.

Rob Hart:

  • Is a Director at Ellice Tanner Hart Lawyers and has been a trustee for over ten years
  • Is a former Blackcap cricketer Northern Districts captain
  • He has wide ranging governance experience with charities and in the private sector
  • His most recent appointments are with General Finance Limited and recent start-up in the Waikato The Osteopathic Children’s Foundation Charitable Trust.

Balloons Over Waikato also welcome Ruth Aitken (pictured) to the Trust. Ruth is well known as former Head Coach of the Silver Ferns.

The full Trust Board comprises of the following trustees:

  • Rob Hart (Chairman)
  • Steve Gow
  • Gavin Ghuman
  • Tony McLaughlan
  • Ruth Aitken
  • Mark Brown