Phil Badger (Hagar NZ Board Chair) owns and operates Beta Management services along with other businesses in Christchurch. He is a board member on several company boards including Powerbase. He is a dynamic and successful businessman.


Ken Lord is an experienced Senior Partner in a Christchurch law firm and has expertise in Trusts as well as serving as a Trustee and Chairperson for a large number of different Charitable Trusts. He also wrote Chapter 7 of LexisNexis Law of Trusts, is currently co-author in a new LexisNexis book “The Law and Practice of Charities in New Zealand” and is experienced in trust governance issues including accountability for funds spent.


Paul Martell has extensive experience in the NGO sector partly with his government relations work with World Vision NZ and has been an expatriate and managed projects in PNG. He currently works with Scripture Union in NZ.


Lois Dickinson has worked in Management in the professional services sector and for 18 years was CEO of Russell McVeagh.  Lois is now enjoying semi-retirement but continues to provide strategic management consulting to a range of professional service firms in New Zealand.  Lois also chaired the Board of World Vision New Zealand and World Vision International.


Logan Hodgson has worked in strategic marketing in New Zealand for 15 years having worked across consumer advertising and brand strategy sectors. Logan is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Hagar International as well as a digital design consultant for financial services industry.

Rosie White is an established artist who, over the past twenty years,  has organised many events including Art Exhibitions, and a commission from the Wellington City Council. She has a Bachelor of Applied Art from Whitireia Community Polytechnic, and  a Post Graduate Diploma in Design from Massey (Wgtn).

Don Lord, the Executive Director, worked for 12 years with World Vision NZ as a Territory manager in the South Island and then worked for World Vision International in Mongolia for 3 years managing the Children at Risk Programme. He has directed Hagar NZ now since October 2008.