Alistair has 20 years’ experience as a research manager with Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR), managing water quality, community participation, and service science research teams. He has spent many years enjoying the natural beauty and experiences that the Park has to offer. He is an active member of our volunteer group. Alistair is our current Chairperson.
Andrea has a strong background in conservation, ecology and wildlife management. She is a passionate advocate for living with indigenous biodiversity in our backyards and ensuring we nurture and protect our environment for future generations.
Bruce has a teaching and ICT background. He has a long family connection with both Apple Tree Bay and Torrent Bay and has a vested interest in the health of the park. He is an active member of our volunteer group.
A long–term local resident, Darryl is the CEO of the successful family tourism business Wilsons Abel Tasman. Visitors using his company get to learn about the amazing conservation stories in the Abel Tasman. Darryl is one of our founding Trustees.
Kim maintains an active involvement in companies involved with exporting, manufacturing and primary production. He brings to the Trust both commercial and governance experience.
Stew holds a Diploma in Marine Studies and a BSc in Biological Sciences. His company Abel Tasman Eco Tours focuses on the natural wonders of the park’s ecosystems, while telling the amazing story of conservation in the Abel Tasman. He works with school groups and the local community on citizen science projects and marine clean–ups. He is also the Director of the Tasman Bay Guardians.
Abby is currently the coordinator for the Trust. She holds a BSc in Zoology and has a background in conservation work.
Marieann has a background in counselling and education both in New Zealand and overseas. She lives near the Abel Tasman National Park and is committed to the environmental well being of this beautiful area. She is an active member of our volunteer group.
All Trustees are volunteers with a passion for the Park and a commitment to its future.
Abel Tasman National Park - photo by Ruth Bollongino
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