Arrow Leadership Board
Ian is the founder of Tax Management NZ Ltd, having worked closely with Inland Revenue Department to develop legislation allowing pooling of tax payments by an intermediary. Ian has over sixteen years of corporate tax experience, and led the tax teams of Fonterra, the New Zealand Dairy Board and National Bank. Ian supports various social entrepreneurship initiatives in NZ and overseas and established the Wilberforce Foundation.
Chris Clarke (chair)
Chris has over 25 years' leadership experience both locally and globally in public policy, the health sector and more recently as CEO World Vision NZ. Previously he was CEO of Hawke’s Bay District Health Board. He has also worked for World Health Organisation (Europe), NHS (Wales) and started his career in the NZ Treasury. He is married to Karen and they have two adult sons.
Jonathan is the senior pastor at Greenlane Christian Centre, a multi-cultural, multi-generational church in Auckland. Jonathan is a visionary, a gifted teacher and a life-long learner. He is passionate about people coming to know Jesus Christ and building a strong community of believers that go into their communities, impacting them for the kingdom of God. He is married to Robyn and they have 4 children.
Born and raised in Tauranga, Sam has always had a deep care for the community. He is CEO at Christians Against Poverty, where he has been part of the team since 2014. He is passionate about helping Kiwi families through CAP’s services and desires to see the church at the centre of radical change in Aotearoa. Having completed the Arrow programme in 2016, Sam is passionate to see other developing leaders get the input that they need. He and his wife live in Auckland and have two children.
Val was born in the Waikato, studied Economic History at Victoria University and then completed a B.Div at Laidlaw College. She taught History and Economics at Macleans College before moving up an age group to work with university students. From 2002 to 2014 Val worked as TSCF’s Head of Student Ministries. She has a Masters in Education focussing on women in leadership of not-for-profits. From 2014–18 Val was campus director at Laidlaw College’s Manukau branch. She is now a learning and organisational consultant.