Tim has been The Trusts Arena’s Chair since 2016 and a member of the board since 2004.

Tim was a Partner at UHY Haines Norton for 30 years, and still works for UHY as a consultant. Tim was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2016 for services to business and the community. Tim is President of the West Auckland Business Club, an initiative he was instrumental in developing more than 20 years ago. He is a member and Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (now Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand), having served as Councillor and as Chair of the National Public Practice Committee. He is on various commercial Boards and Community Trusts, and chairs the Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees for some of those entities.


Rex has been a member of the Board since 2004.

Rex is former President of the Waitakere Rugby Football Club and he chaired the Club’s Steering Committee to develop The Trusts Arena. Rex sat on the Waitakere Stadium Development Board. Rex is heavily involved in Auckland Rugby, he was a Coach and Selector for several Auckland and Te Atatu teams, managed development squads to Argentina, England, and Scotland, as well as several Auckland teams and the New Zealand Barbarians. Rex was also the Auckland Blues Manager a winner of the original Super 12.

Rex has been a member and President of the Te Atatu Rotary Club and was District Chairperson of the Rotary Student Exchange Programme. Rex was a prominent real estate agent in West Auckland before he retired. Rex received the NZ Order of Merit Award in 2019 for services to Rugby and the Community.


Setareh joined the Waitakere City Stadium Trust Board in 2014.

Setareh is a barrister based at Southern Cross Building with a practice in public law, property and general civil litigation. Having commenced practice in 1999, Setareh was a senior practioner at two leading national law firms Kensington Swan and Simpson Grierson prior to being called to the Independent Bar in 2014. Setareh was elected to the NZ Bar Associated Council in 2019 and is involved in a voluntary capacity with the NZ Law Society and the Auckland District Law Society Incorporated.

Setareh holds directorships on two private companies. Setareh is actively involved in the community.



Anne has been a member of the Board since July 2016, and is on the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Following on from her Global business experience in growing businesses and brand portfolios for market leading consumer packaged goods companies, Anne qualified in 2015 as a Chartered Director with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Anne is a Non- Executive Director on the Board of Wool Equities Limited and a Vestry member for St Matthew in the City.

In 2016 Anne joined The Trusts Arena Auckland Board to utilise her experience with Strategic Planning, Hospitality, Event development, Digital and social reach for their changing consumer base.

2016-2020 Anne has been involved in Mentoring young Entrepreneurs with Velocity Innovation and the MBA programme with Auckland University, and previously Lightning LabXX and Venture Up Entrepreneur Programme with AUT and CreativeHQ.

Anne is an active member of ArcAngels, which invests in women entrepreneurs in New Zealand, Global Women and the Institute of Directors New Zealand.


James has been a member of the Board since April 2017.

Following on from achievements across the Surveying industry, including establishing the first RICS Regulated Chartered Surveying practice in New Zealand, James is now contributing to several boards as an Independent Company Director, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors global professional assessments team, and providing technical advisory support for the Joint Accreditation Scheme of Australia and New Zealand. James holds specialist technical knowledge in landlord and tenant law, leasing, leasehold reinstatement practice, defect analysis, technical due diligence, insurance claims, project management, property portfolio management and New Zealand Building Codes and Standards.


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