Les joined the Board in 2016 and serves on the Audit and Finance Committee.
Les has an MBA from Southern Cross University, Australia, and is a New Zealand chartered accountant. Les is the Director of Finance with the World Vision Pacific & Timor-Leste office and has worked with World Vision in various roles since 2004. Prior to this Les worked for a number of New Zealand public companies in accounting and treasury roles. Les is also has an interest in governance and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Company Directors.
Serving on the cbm New Zealand Board is a way for Les to use his professional skills to enable the effective stewardship of resources. This in turn enables New Zealanders to make a difference to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Les resides in Howick, Auckland and is married to Judy. They have three adult children and one grandson.