John has enjoyed the benefits of a sound education and formal qualifications. Together with his wife Gaynor, he has raised three sons. It was while these young men were at school that education became a central focus in their household, culminating years later in a Government appointment to New Zealand’s very first Senior High School located in Albany, Auckland. He has enjoyed a long history of elected local Government participation, including being appointed Chairman of numerous local organisations. He is presently a Hearings Commissioner with Auckland Council. In addition to his roles in local government, John runs his own Financial Planning practice in Auckland.
A former Senior Police Officer, and recipient of two prestigious policing commendations, Callum has been Owner and Director of Campus Security NZ Limited since 1998. He is a highly experienced security specialist, Relationship Manager, Contractors Representative, and Contract Manager with high-level skills in the implementation, training, and management of major security services contracts. Enhancing his professional background is Callum’s experience in local politics. He has served on various boards and committees, including five terms as a City Councilor and chair of the Regulatory Committee for six years. Callum is married to Irene, and they have 3 daughters and 3 sons.
Richard commenced working in the Financial Services sector in 1988. He is a certified financial planner, and founder and owner of Frontier Financial Group. Richard’s passion is assisting others to achieve their goals and enjoy a quality life. He is married to Janelle, and they have five children. He is an avid follower of rugby, and enjoys running in his leisure time.
Riki is a Management Studies graduate, and has held various management positions with Mobil Oil Australia and FH Faulding. He is currently director of two companies operating in the pharmaceutical and food industries. Riki sees Pacific Assist as an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. Riki is married to Donna and they have three children. He loves rugby, and is an avid All Blacks supporter.
Clive has worked in a variety of roles managing outdoor education and other personal development programs for a variety of organisations, including charities supporting at-risk youth. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Outdoor Education) and a Master of Science (Youth and Family Recreation). Assisting others to reach their highest potential has been his professional focus for over 25 years.
Clive is married to Shari. They have four sons. He loves the outdoors, bushwalking, and canyoneering.