Nancy Caiger - Chair

Nancy is involved with the local business community as a member of the Waikato Chamber of Commerce and a Life Member of the Waikato Property Investors Association. Nancy is a proven business leader and strategic thinker who brings to the Trust invaluable experience with financial markets and investment management. Nancy is both an art collector and a supporter of the wider arts community in Hamilton. Her contribution to Hamilton for services to the arts and community was recognised by a civic award in 2016.

Stuart Anderson - Treasurer

Stuart is a senior investment advisor and shareholder at Craigs Investment Partners, and a member of the NZ Institute of Directors and the NZ Stock Exchange. Stuart brings experience in public relations, strategy development and outstanding strategic focus to his work with MESH.

 

Alison Ewing

Alison is a physiotherapist and dedicated art collector as well as belonging to an art collection group. She is a member of the Waikato Society of Arts; Friend of the Waikato Museum and the previous owner of a Hamilton based art hire business. Alison brings to MESH a hands-on attitude, a talent for creative solutions and a knack for connecting people.

Matt Stark

Having spent most of his life in Hamilton, Matt wears his belief in the city on his sleeve. As Director of Stark Properties Limited, Matt is involved in the careful and considered development of several key properties in downtown Hamilton. Matts understanding of the cityscape and those involved in its future are invaluable to MESH.

Phil Taylor

Phil is a practising lawyer and trustee of the Million for a Million Charitable Trust and Sport Waikato who is enjoying his introduction to the arts sector through MESH. He is the former chair of the Health Journeys Foundation, trustee of Age Concern Waikato and The Element Group. Phil is experienced in the commercial world and possessed of a unique mix of strategic ability and attention to detail.

 

Linda Rademaker

Linda brings to the Trust analytical and problem-solving ability from clinical leadership and governance positions in the health sector. She is a past Medical Director of the Midlands Health Network, member of the NZ Institute of Directors, Trustee of Hospice Waikato, a Friend of the Waikato Museum, and a Friend of the Auckland Art Gallery. Linda supports the arts locally through her involvement with the Hamilton Civic Choir. She also belongs to an art collection group.

Grant Burnett

Grant is a Board member and former CEO of A&G Price Ltd and past CEO of McArthur Group. He holds current directorships in horticulture and property businesses and is a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management and Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Grant brings to MESH strategic management and project coordination skills and the ability to work constructively with a broad range of people across the engineering and business sectors.

Dallas Fisher

Dallas is an entrepreneurial businessman with interests in Montana Catering, NDA Group, ForumPoint2 and People Media Group. He holds independent Directorships in Go Bus, Strada Corp, Chiefs Rugby Club and Rhythm and Vines. Dallas’ growing interest in the arts over the last 5 years, his commitment to the Waikato along with his business networks delivers a continual stream of ideas and concepts for the Trust.