Our Governance

Edgar Wilson

Chair and Trustee

Edgar Wilson is a Justice of the Peace, Marriage Celebrant and...

Edgar Wilson is a Justice of the Peace, Marriage Celebrant and an educationalist with 28 years of teaching and management experience in secondary schools throughout New Zealand and the United Kingdom. For six years, he was the regional manager for the Tertiary Education Commission in Waikato and was head of the School of Education and Social Development at the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec). Currently, he is the regional engagement manager at Wintec. He is also the Chair of Trust Waikato, Chair of K’aute Pasifika Trust and Chair of Child Matters (Child Protection Studies).

John Bailey

Trustee

John Bailey has a master’s degree in education with a focus on...

John Bailey has a master's degree in education with a focus on children with special needs and educational leadership. John's teaching background was in primary schools, spending 20 years as a school principal in rural and city schools. He also spent time with the Ministry of Education supporting schools and children. He is now retired, plays croquet, travels throughout the Pacific and follows the progress of his grandchildren with their education.

Andrea Twaddle

Trustee

Andrea Twaddle is a director, specialist employment and health...

Andrea Twaddle is a director, specialist employment and health and safety lawyer at Davidson Twaddle Isaac Lawyers. Andrea is frequently sought as an educator on legal issues, presenting to industry seminars and conferences, including the New Zealand Law Society, as well as providing guidance to other professional advisors, directors, and leadership teams. Andrea is a guest lecturer at the University of Waikato, and co-convenor of the Waikato / Bay of Plenty branch of the New Zealand Law Society Employment Law Committee.

Andrew Clements

Trustee

Andrew is a trust and business lawyer who has been New Zealand’s...