Our People

David McGregor – Chairman - Retired Brigadier, Territorial Force, OBE, LLB
David McGregor Current:  Chairperson War Pensions Appeal Board, Judge of the Court Martial Appeals Court.
­Member Territorial Force Employer Support Council.
Chairman of the Te Araroa Trust (the National Pathway).
Company Director.
Barrister and Solicitor.

Previous:  Senior Partner Bell Gully, 24 years service with the NZ Territorial Army.
Graham Gibson - Vice Chairman
Graham Gibson Current: President Auckland Returned and Services Association Incorporated.
Chairman of the Auckland RSA Trust and the Auckland RSA Welfare Trust.
National Vice President of New Zealand Vietnam Veterans Association 

Previous: Served in the NZ Army, active service in Vietnam.
Advisor to Hon. Rodney Hide on Defence and Veteran matters.
Senior positions in South East Asia, the Middle East, and the South Pacific with Security and International Trading Organisations.
 
 
B.J. (Barry) Clark – Trustee
BJClark-449 Current:  National President, Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association.

Previous:  Warrant Officer and Senior Trades Instructor, NZ Army. Served for Singapore, Fiji, the Antarctic, the Sinai Peninsula and Moscow.

A defining recollection was seeking out the British War Grave cemeteries in Sinai, the resting place of hundreds of Kiwis who fought there during the First World War. 
"There was so much sadness reading the names of soldiers, they were so far from home and unable to be brought back. I thought of the sacrifices they made in the desert."
Iain MacKenzie – Trustee - Knight in the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium
Iain MacKenzie Current:  President Passchendaele Society Incorporated.
President of the Rotary Club of Newmarket, and Trustee of the Motutapu Restoration Trust.

Previous:  Honorary Consul for Belgium.
Director and Chief Executive of Sanyo New Zealand.
General Manager of Philips and Pye Consumer Products.
 
Mike Hartley - Treasurer
Mike Resume Photo(copy) Current: Owner of Small Business Accounting, Newmarket, Auckland. 
Full member of the Accountants and Tax Agents Institute of New Zealand.
Master of Business Administration (Auckland), Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (Auckland).

Previous: General Manager and Part Owner of Crediflex NZ Ltd.
24 years involved with commercial finance - senior management roles in sales and credit management.
 
Juliana Austen - Trust Secretary
Juliana Austen Current:  Web Editor and Minutes Secretary

Previous:  Children’s’ Advisor Auckland Libraries, Library Assistant Auckland War Memorial Museum. Library Manager Leys Institute Ponsonby, Manager Learning and Recreation Department Central City Library.
Honoured to have 12 family members who served in World War One.
ABOUT US

The Fields of Remembrance Trust was established in 2012 to honour those who served and died for our nation during World War One.

The Trust is made up of the Passchendaele Society, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, New Zealand (RNZRSA) representIng all local RSAs, and the Auckland RSA. It is a registered charity.