Silver Line is proudly supported by:


Sir Bob Harvey KNZM QSO

Sir Bob Harvey served six consecutive terms as mayor of Waitakere City, and his innovative civic leadership secured international recognition and numerous honours. 

Professor Max Abbott CNZM, BSc, MA(Hons), PhD, DipClinPsych, MNZCCP, MRSNZ, Dean, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Professor Max Abbott’s pioneering research and advocacy in mental and public health have informed and shaped policies that have positive impacts on communities throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. 


Dr Judy Blakey MNZM - Chair

Dr Judy Blakey completed her PhD in Psychology at Massey University and has an extensive background working in education, health research and community organisations. 

Dr Lindsey White - Deputy Chair

Associate Professor Lindsey White is is responsible for increasing engagement with external parties and managing all external grant applications from Faculty researchers and has been very successful in building strong links with funders and stakeholders.

Adrian Mattinson - Treasurer

Adrian Mattinson followed a career in international hotel management and tertiary education and brings a wide range of appropriate experience and knowledge to his role as trustee.  

Roger Parton – Trust Secretary

Roger’s involvement in the Silver Line project stems from a long involvement in not for profit organisations and issues that affect various sectors of New Zealand society.

Vincent Burke – Trustee

A successful arts administrator, film and television producer, he has previously held several senior elected positions on a number of Non-Government Organisations, including the NZ South Asia Centre (NZSAC) and the National Youth Council.

Alison Gilbert – Trustee

Alison Gilbert LLB, BBS, TEP, provides specialist legal advice on estate planning, the establishment and management of trusts and related asset management structures, relationship property law, contentious estate, trust disputes and elder law.   

John Lepper - Trustee

John’s previous experience includes economic policy advice to the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, where he worked on the Gambling Act 2003 and he  has been a director of a private economics consultancy, a senior economic adviser in the finance industry in both London and New Zealand.

Bill Rayner – Trustee

After a career as a senior finance executive in the aviation and international shipping businesses, he became involved with Grey Power on the North Shore and has had a life-long interest in community affairs and local politics.