Simon Whyte

Chair, ChildFund New Zealand Board of Directors

As well as being Chair of ChildFund New Zealand Limited, Simon is Chair of The Lion Foundation and Auckland Basketball Services Limited which manages basketball operations over much of greater Auckland. 

Originally a commercial lawyer with major law firms in New Zealand and London, Simon had a successful corporate career across several sectors with leadership roles at Enerco New Zealand, SkyCity, UnitedNetworks and SKF New Zealand. More recently he was a Director of AA Smartfuel Limited and helped establish The Coaching Collective which specialises in providing Executive Coaching and Leadership Development programmes.