Our Board of Trustees
Paul Gregory, Chairman
Paul has a background in senior roles in financial services in New Zealand and Australia, and is currently head of investments for Pie Funds Management. He has also been on the executive team for the Financial Markets Authority and in the investments team of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Prior to working in financial services he was a newspaper and magazine journalist. He is married to Tess and has three young children.
Allister Jennings, Treasurer
Allister joined the Board in February 2019 as our Treasurer. He is a Chartered Accountant by trade and has held several senior financial and governance roles in Australia and New Zealand for many years in both commercial and non-commercial environments. Allister currently works for the University of Auckland managing the University’s Foundations.
Elisa Slaat, Secretary
Elisa has a Masters Degree in Special Education and worked for many years with Autistic children.
Sally has over 25 years experience the Food Industry and is an experienced General Manager. Sally has 2 daughters, one of which has Autism and the other has ADHD.
As Head of People, Performance and Culture, at KPMG, Kerry brings to our Board a wealth of experience from a diverse career across varied industries including roles in executive and HR management.
Sophie has over 17 years experience in the NZ banking/finance sector and is passionate about building and developing successful, collaborative teams.
Shane Cortese – Children’s Autism Foundation Patron
Actor Shane Cortese became our patron in November 2011. We are very grateful for his passionate and generous support.
“Your involvement in the Children’s Autism Foundation will allow the organisation to help make positive changes to the lifestyles of many families and children, affected by autism”
Shane Cortese, CAF Patron