Central Lakes Trust has appointed a new investment committee member — Simon Flood.
Mr Flood’s appointment replaces the late Sir Eion Edgar who had 15 years’ involvement with the trust and six years chairing the committee.
Trustees manage funds of more than $450 million and allot grants for charitable purposes within the Central Lakes region.
Queenstown based, Mr Flood is an experienced business leader, with more than 25 years’ experience in the global investment management industry having held a variety of senior leadership roles in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He presently serves on the board of the Queenstown Airport Corporation. Mr Flood is a trustee of the University of Canterbury Foundation and a member of the University of Canterbury Foundation Finance Committee, as well as a trustee for the Lakes District Hospital Foundation in Queenstown.
He and his wife Ei-Mynn live with their two children in Queenstown after moving back to New Zealand from overseas in 2015.