Leanne Newsome, President / Board Chairman
Richard Perrett, Treasurer
Richard has spent the past 23 years as a tax partner with PwC in Christchurch. Over that time, he worked with numerous charities, both in their establishment and governance. Having recently retired from PwC, Richard is now keen to give back to the community and use his deep financial knowledge and experience relating to charities to assist Home & Family.
Richard and his wife are parents of 3 boys and understand the challenges facing parents. Home & Family provides a much needed and invaluable service to the community and changes the lives of so many parents and children.
Phillip Duval J.P LLB MRSNZ MInstD
Phillip is proudly passionate about the Not For Profit Sector. An enthusiastic supporter of charities and a committed advocate and long term champion of Home and Family Christchurch.
With long-standing experience in the International Wine Consultancy arena and expertise in the Chinese market Phillip has travelled to the Orient many times in recent years.
His other business interests extend to and span such diverse areas as the International Tertiary Education sector, Residential and Commercial Property Investment, Residential and Commercial Property Inspection and Pan-Asian Multi-product Import/Export. Skilled cross-cultural negotiator and Professional Member of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Member of NZ Institute of Directors and currently Chairman of an international hotel and resort chain as well as holding Directorships and trusteeships of 35 New Zealand and overseas companies, trusts and charitable organisations.
Father of an outstanding daughter and three exceptional step-daughters.
Raewyn has a background of raising a family and, in partnership with her husband, ran a photography business for 30 years. For a short time she job-shared the position of executive director of the NZ Professional Photographers Institute. Raewyn now works as a workplace support person with training in critical incident response and brings a wealth of people skills and passion for the ongoing work of Home & Family.
Anthea is an independent financial advisor, with great experience on Boards and working with not for profits.
Born and bred Cantabrian, Nettles’ extensive experience has been gained from many years of working across a broad range of businesses. Being a positive disrupter, Nettles brings entrepreneurial skill and strategic thought to the Board.
Nettles has owned and run Conquest Training, for the past 20 years. Conquest is dedicated to upskilling NZ’s workforce, providing professional development, strategic thought leadership, management training, and literacy and numeracy upskilling.
Nettles provides governance and leadership to a number of Company Boards and does significant work for charity. She is committed to child welfare and the Canterbury community.
Nettles is a member of the Institute of Directors and has as Masters in Commerce and Management degree in Accounting from Lincoln University.