Philanthropy New Zealand Welcome New CE

January 2017

Philanthropy New Zealand has announced the appointment of Tony Paine as their new Chief Executive.

Mr Paine has extensive experience in not-forprofit leadership and management as well as grantmaking, governance and government relations. Working in the health, social service and cultural sectors in New Zealand for over 30 years, Tony’s career began as a psychiatric social worker and includes work with the NZ AIDS Foundation, the Christchurch Methodist Mission, CEO of the Comcare Trust, the Christchurch Arts Centre and Victim Support NZ. He has also served on the Board of Housing New Zealand Corporation for five years and has a Masters in Management Studies from Waikato University.

His previous role was Secretary General (CEO) at New Zealand Red Cross and will be taking over from CE Liz Gibbs who is leaving to head up the new Te Papa Foundation.