Trustee – Executive Chair
Rob Clarke has been a trustee since 1996 and was co-trustee with Lady Isaac until her death in November 2012. Rob is a director of all the companies within the Isaac Group. Rob is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner in Ernst & Young and associated partnerships from 1975 until 2004. Since 2005 Rob has operated, in sole practice, as a Chartered Accountant and Business Consultant.
William (Bill) Luff
A Trustee appointed since the death of Lady Isaac. Bill is a professional director. Bills past directorships include Silver Fern Farms and the Lyttelton Port Company and Bill is currently a Director of the Christchurch City Council company Enable Networks Services Limited, J. Ballantyne and Company Limited as well as The Isaac Construction Co. Limited. Bill is also a Trustee for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Trust and The Lighthouse Vision Trust. Bill has spent more than 30 years in government and business roles, predominantly with British Petroleum.
Alister is a Trustee appointed since the passing of Lady Isaac. Alister is a partner in Chapman Tripp, a New Zealand national firm of Solicitors and has been associated with the Trusts and the wider Isaac Group, as a solicitor since 1990. Alister is a director of The Isaac Construction Co. Limited.
Bruce Rule is the Operations Manager of the Trust and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Trust. Bruce is a civil engineer who worked for the Isaac Group for 35 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge.
Catherine Ott is the Administration Manager for the Trust and prior to this role was the Personal Assistant to the late Lady Isaac. Catherine is qualified as a Landscape Designer and is also involved in the day to day operation of the Trust.