Board of Trustees


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Dame Fran Wilde,
DNZM, QSO, Foundation Chair

Hon Dame Fran has had a distinguished career in national and local politics, including as a Cabinet Minister, Mayor of Wellington, Chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council and New Zealand representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council.

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Te Poa Karoro (Paul) Morgan, QSO,
Deputy Chair

Paul Morgan became a trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono in October 2021 and is the board's deputy chair.

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Lyn Lim,
MNZM

Lyn Lim (Huei Min Lim) originates from Malaysia and has strong interests and involvement in commercial and community activities relating to Asia.

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Simon Watt

Simon Watt is a partner and board member in the Wellington office of the national law firm Bell Gully and leads Bell Gully' s public law and climate change practices.

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Danny Chan

Danny Chan is an experienced New Zealand director, with extensive accounting, finance and investment management and education experience.

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Chris Seed

Chris Seed has been Chief Executive and Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade since February 2019. Prior to this, he spent five years as New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Australia.

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Tupe Solomon-Tanoa'i

Tupe Solomon-Tanoa'i became a trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono in October 2021.

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Ziena Jalil

Ziena Jalil became a trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono in October 2021.