Board of Trustees

Board Members

Cameron Harland (Acting-chair)

Geoff McLay

Karen Smith

Masalosalo (Salo) Taufale

David Wilks

Lucinda Lendrum (Staff Representative)

Daniel Johnson (Student Representative - Outgoing)

Henry Guy - (Student Representative - Incoming)

Gregor Fountain (Principal)

Claire Shakespeare (Board Secretary) 

Board meetings are held in public. All members of the Wellington College community are welcome to attend.  The provisions of Part 7 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 apply with some sensitive issues discussed 'in committee'.    If you wish to contact the Board of Trustees directly, please email the BOT Secretary, Claire Shakespeare,

Meetings are held in the staffroom.

Remaining Meetings Dates for 2021

Monday 22 November at 5:00pm.

Board Member Bios

Cam Harland - Cam is currently the Acting-Chair of the Wellington College BOT, and CEO of NZ on Air.  He is passionate about culture and has a holistic view of success that embraces, intellect, endeavour and resilience.

Geoff McLay - Geoff is a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.  He also practices as barrister, and was a Law Commissioner at the New Zealand Law Commission.

Karen Smith - Karen is a Professor of Tourism Management and Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) for Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington. Her governance experience includes six years on the Board of the Volunteering New Zealand and First Vice-Chair of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education.

Masalosalo Taufale - Salo is an old boy of Wellington College whose professional background is in social services, banking and sports management.  He has served as Chairman on the Wellington Basketball Association Committee and Wellington College Basketball Committee and is also a past member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

David Wilks - David has a 30 year career in management and governance that spans the fast moving consumer goods, tourism and entertainment industries.  He is currently the General Manager of Weta Workshop.

School Documentation

View the Board's Strategic and Annual Plans in the 2021 Charter  here

View the Board's policies and the school's plans for Māori and Pacific student achievement here.

View the latest report about Wellington College from the Education Review Office here.

2020 Annual Accounts Report

2020 Wellington College Audit Report

Board Meeting Minutes

13 September 2021

9 August 2021

24 June 2021

17 May 2021

12 April 2021

15 March 2021

22 February 2021

23 November 2020

19 October 2020