David Mace has had a long career in Chartered Accountancy, primarily with Ernst & Young. He has practiced in New Zealand and Asia. Following his retirement as a Senior Partner of EY, he was appointed to the United Nations Compensation Commission based in Geneva, reporting to the UN Security Council on the first Gulf War reparations.
David has been a Freemason for over 50 years and has served as Grand Master of the New Zealand Freemasons from 2004 to 2006. He is currently
– Chairman of the Freemasons Foundation
– Trustee of the Grand Lodge of New Zealand
– Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Grand Lodge of New Zealand
David has been active in a number of community roles including Founding Chairman of Starship Hospital, deputy Chair of the Centre for Brain research at the University of Auckland and advisor to the APAC Medical Conference at Counties Manukau District Health Board.
In the corporate world, he has a number of Private Company Directorships.
Mark Winger is the Deputy Chairman of the Freemasons Foundation, and having been a Freemason for over 30 years, he currently holds the title of Deputy Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of New Zealand. He represents the Foundation on the Rutherford Foundation (Royal Society of New Zealand) which administers a Postdoctoral Fellowship underwritten by the Freemasons Foundation.
Mark is a senior partner in Auckland law firm Holmden Horrocks, providing advice to many individuals and organisations. He has been legal adviser to the New Zealand Automobile Association, a member of its Board since its amalgamation in 1990, and is current Chairman of the NZAA Superannuation Fund.
He has also had extensive involvement as a trustee providing governance and strategic direction to a wide range of family, investment, charitable, and educational trusts and currently advises a number of masonic entities.
Mike Cadman has a long career in Finance and Administration with senior roles in large multinationals and commercial banking, and holds a post graduate degree in business majoring in International Trade and Finance from the University of Auckland Business School.
Coupled with service of 36 years in Freemasonry Mike is Divisional Treasurer for the Northern Division and a member of several lodges, including the Coromandel Lodge No17 of which he is presently Master.
Clynton Hardy served over 49 years in the Trustee Industry as a professional Trustee, involved in some major developments and actions for the benefit of investors.
Clynton has just completed a six year period as Chair of the Trustee Corporations Association, which culminated in influencing substantial legislative change in the Trustee industry. This resulted in weaving into the fabric of the law the concept of a Licenced Supervisory Trustee.
Clynton also Chaired a Securities Commission Sponsored Task Force that reviewed the Law as it applied to Retirement Villages which was the forerunner to the Retirement Villages Act.
With over 30 years of direct Masonic involvement, Clynton holds English Constitution District Grand Rank in both the Craft and Chapter. Clynton has served as the Chair of the North Island English Masonic Charitable Trust for 8 years during which time we raised $150,000 for the Heart Foundation.
Educated at Scots College in Wellington and attending Victoria University, Dennis Waller has extensive business experience in the finance, merchant banking and gaming industries at senior executive and director levels. He currently owns and runs a business providing Exit Strategy Planning and Succession Planning to small and mid sized businesses.
In the community he has been an active Rotarian for almost 40 years, has been a Club President and District Chairman and has been awarded a sapphire Paul Harris Fellow. He is also an active Freemason, and has been Master of his Lodge as well as a Grand Lecturer. In addition, Dennis has assisted a number of charitable organisations, and served on their committees.
In sport he was a representative rugby player, and an All Black trialist, and after retiring, coached for 25 years, as well as serving on the committee of two rugby clubs.
Educated at Penrose High School, Brian Westhead started an Engineering Apprenticeship as a Fitter and Turner at the age of 16 years at Hansen Engineering Ltd. Became the Foreman at Merton Products Ltd and after purchasing a shareholding in the company is still working as Production Manager.
With over 30 years direct Masonic involvement, Brian became Assistant District Grand Master in 2007, installed as District Grand Master in the District of the North Island NZ of the United Grand Lodge of England in October, 2011.
A member of the Austin Healey Car Club for some 30 years and have a great love of British Classic Cars.
With a PhD in biochemistry and an MBA, Neil Domigan worked as a research scientist in New Zealand and France, where he spent 3 years at the Institute Pasteur and as a teaching Professor at Paris University.
Neil brings to the Foundation expertise in medical science and technology.
He has written a special report for Government on clinical trials. He was a Director and technical advisor to a private merchant bank and co-managed a NZ Government Seed Venture Capital Fund. He has worked as advisor and consultant to Government on technology commercialisation partnerships and with Universities, Crown Institutes and industry on a wide range of governance and development issues.
With Freemasonry heavily embedded in his family (father and 2 grandfathers), Neil joined the craft just a few years ago and is currently Master at Lodge Howick No 314.
The Foundation’s Chief Executive is Judith Miller. Growing up in Wellington, Judith has a BCA from Victoria University and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She also has a post graduate diploma from the University of Auckland.
Judith’s career started at Ernst & Young and over the years has seen her work in Wellington, Auckland and London. Since 1998 she has worked in the not for profit sector.
Initially employed at the Roskill Masonic Village in 2004 as the Finance Manager, Judith remained with the Foundation when the Village was sold and has been closely involved as the Foundation’s philanthropic direction has developed.