Grassroots Trust Board of Directors

Grassroots Trust Board of Directors, who have overall responsibility for governance of the Trust, bring strong business acumen and experience to the board table ensuring that Grassroots Trust operates a compliant and responsible industry leader.

MEMBERS

Martin Bradley │ Chairman

Martin has been the Chairman of Grassroots Trust since 2004.  He has been a practicing lawyer for 26 years and is a partner at the Hamilton based law firm Norris Ward Mckinnon. Martin is a member of the NZ Cricket Players Association having played First Class Cricket for Auckland; and was recently appointed Chairman of Northern Districts Cricket Board of Directors.  He is also a keen rugby enthusiast.

Kevin Burgess │ Director

Kevin Burgess is a pharmacist and co-owner of three pharmacies in the Waikato. He has had a long and active involvement within the Cambridge community, serving on both sporting and community organisations.  Kevin is also a partner in Inside Running, a sports management company. He has been a Grassroots Trustee since 2005.

Jeff Freeman │ Director

Jeff is principal of Knighton Normal School in Hamilton.  He is President  of Northern Districts Cricket and is a member of the NZ Cricket Players Association having played First Class Cricket for Northern Districts.  He also played hockey for Waikato and is a keen golfer.

Craig Sanders │ Director

Craig is a partner of Crowe Horwath (NZ) Limited.  He is also the Chairman of Waipa Networks Trust & sits on the Te Awamutu Primary School Board of Trustees.  Craig is a keen supporter of all sports.

Tracey Gunn │ Director

Tracey is a Family Lawyer based in Hamilton and has a wealth of Governance experience.  She is currently Co-Chair of the Hamilton Garden Arts Festival.  Tracey has a keen interest in education and the arts.

Jeremy O’Rourke │ Director

Jeremy is the Managing Director of Lodge Real Estate in Hamilton.  He is also the Chairman of NZ Realtors Ltd and a Parent Rep on the Waikato Diocesan School for Girls Board of Trustees.  Jeremy is a keen supporter of all sport particularly rugby and netball and still actively plays tennis and squash.