Mike Rolton (Co-Chair)

An experienced and proven manager who has led a variety of teams including in business and not for profit sectors, both in New Zealand and internationally.

Since 2013 Mike has been the General Manager of St Vincent de Paul, Hamilton. Vinnies provide a range of social wellbeing services to the people of Hamilton including affordable power via Our Power, healthy homes, family budgeting advice and furniture services, a Christmas toy run, a free lunch programme to 23 schools in the city, community lunches, pensioner lunches in Huntly with the Pacific Island community, six retail shops and an on-line shop.

Prior to joining Vinnies Mike had an extensive executive career in the international seafood, paints and construction industries in Indonesia and New Zealand. Mike is also a qualified sports coach with National Certificates in Sport Management and Coaching from the University of Waikato.

Of Ngati Haua descent, Mike is also manu taki for SDG 6, Affordable and Clean Energy.