WHO WE ARE

The Antarctic Heritage Trust is a registered charity based in Christchurch, New Zealand

Credit: P Reid

Our people share a passion for Antarctica’s past – and excitement for its future.

The Antarctic Heritage Trust is a registered charity governed by an international board of trustees and supported by an administrative team in Christchurch, New Zealand. Our conservation teams hail from all over the world.

Management of the Trust has been delegated by the Board of Trustees to an Executive Director. The board includes a number of senior Government representatives from Britain, Ireland, United States and New Zealand, heritage and polar agencies and independent trustees chosen for their relevant skills, experience and perspective.

PATRON-IN-CHIEF

Her Excellency Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

PATRONS

June, Lady Hillary QSM

Mr Bob Norman QSO

TRUSTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES

HE Datuk Mark Stewart MNZM, PJN (Kehormat), Chair. Independent Trustee

Mr Anthony Wright, Deputy Chair. Director, Canterbury Museum

Mr Simon Allen, Independent Trustee

Mr Brook Barrington, Chief Executive and Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade (New Zealand)

Professor Richard Bedford, The Royal Society of New Zealand

Mr Andrew Coleman, Chief Executive, Heritage New Zealand



Mr Roy Dillon, Independent Trustee

Ms Linda Kestle, President, New Zealand Antarctic Society

Ms Niamh McMahon, Honorary Consul General of Ireland

Sir Brian Roche, Chair, Antarctica New Zealand

Representative from the British High Commission to New Zealand

Representative from the Embassy of the United States of America

TREASURER

Murray Harrington, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

STAFF NZ

Nigel Watson, Executive Director

Robyn Brunton, Finance Manager

Karen Clarke, Office Administrator

Francesca Eathorne, General Manager Operations and Communications

Al Fastier, Programme Manager, Ross Sea Heritage Restoration Project

James Harding, Communications Advisor

Helen Keimig, Trust Administrator

Lizzie Meek, Programme Manager, Artefact Conservation




ANTARCTICA (SUMMER 2017-2018)

Al Fastier, Programme Manager

Lizzie Meek, Programme Manager - Artefacts

Chris Ansin, Antarctic Ambassador (Sir Peter Blake Trust)

Mike Burgess, Specialist Roofing Contractor

Geoff Cooper, Conservation Carpenter

Diana McCormack, Conservation Ambassador

UK CONSULTANT

Martin Williams CVO, OBE


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