Patrons

Michael S Morris, ONZM

Vice-Patron

Michael is a chartered accountant by profession who has held senior directorship roles in many industries and has served on many boards in the private and community sector, chairing many of them. He was Chairman of the Karori Sanctuary Trust from 1995-2002 and since then has been Vice-Patron. In 1997 Michael received the award of Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for his services to business and the community.

Jim Lynch, QSM

Founder Vice-Patron

Jim was the originator and founder of the Trust in the early 1990’s. He has wide experience of ecology and conservation management at a national level and has designed large scale management systems and training programmes for major organisations. In 2001 he was awarded the QSM for services to conservation in Wellington. He is Chair of the Guardians and in November 2007 he was appointed Founder Vice-Patron.