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Lindsay Cumberpatch - Chief Executive

Lindsay was appointed the Trust’s inaugural Chief Executive in May 2011, having earlier served as a trustee of the DV Bryant Trust for four and a half years representing the Methodist Church. Lindsay has over thirty years’ experience in the community sector.  He gained a Bachelor of Arts degree, at Auckland University in 1976 and then went onto receive a Licentiate in Theology and Certificate in Adult Teaching.

Lindsay has served as Presbyter to the Hamilton and Invercargill Methodist Parishes; was Ecumenical Campus Chaplain to the University of Waikato; Chief Executive of Workplace Support Waikato, and prior to his appointment to the Trust was Director of Hamilton Methodist Social Services.  During that time he also served as Chairperson of the Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank Trust and as trustee of the Hamilton Christian Nightshelter Trust.  He continues to serve on the Nightshelter Trust and is also on the Board of Life Unlimited and chairs the Hamilton Methodist Church Trust.

Lindsay is married to Lynley and they have two adult sons and two grandchildren.  His other interests are tramping, photography, sport, music and travel.


Lindsay Cumberpatch - Chief Executive

Email - lindsay.cumberpatch "at"

Phone - 07 838 0522 Ext 801