Ron and Denize Hooton
Members of ChildFund
Ron and Denize have been involved with ChildFund since 2000. Their first involvement came when Ron undertook a strategic review of ChildFund in 2000, then joined the Board in 2004, succeeded David Taylor as Chair in 2008 and retired from the Board in 2013.
Ron and Denize live in Melbourne where Ron is Chief Executive of Vision Australia, a national for purpose organisation providing services to the vision impaired, a position he has held since early 2013. Prior to joining Vision Australia, Ron was for seven years Chief Executive of the Auckland based primary health company ProCare. Denize is a project manager specialising in the information technology sector.
Ron and Denize retain a deep interest in improving the health, education and living standards of children in developing nations through their role as Members of ChildFund New Zealand.