Michael Schimanski – BCM, CA

Michael is a chartered accountant and a senior partner of Kendons, a chartered accounting practice in Christchurch. He is a Trustee and deputy Chairman of the Catholic Development Fund. He is also Secretary of the Christchurch Diocesan Foundation, a member of the St Joseph’s Papanui Parish Finance team and a Trustee on The Marralomeda Charitable Trust Board. Michael is married to Tania and they have two daughters. Michael is the Acting Chairman

Sarah Barrer

Sarah has been working in the not-for-profit industry since 2008 and she has headed Barrer & Co since 2012, with a vision to support organisations to achieve their fundraising goals through developing effective strategy and relationship management. Sarah’s driving passion is to focus on the individual needs of an organisation and work alongside them to provide solutions within their context. Since the inception of Barrer & Co, she has helped more than 85 not-for-profits in the areas of capital campaigns, operational efficiency, long-term funding sustainability and increases in revenue  generation.

Simon Roughan – DC. ICAK

Simon is a registered chiropractor, graduating in the U.K. in 1980. Post graduate specialties and qualifications include Functional Neurology and Clinical Nutrition. Simon is active in clinical practice and as Director of Roughan Chiropractic Centres in both Christchurch and Hokitika. He is a registered faculty member for two international chiropractic universities for interns coming to NZ for clinical expertise. Simon and his wife have seven children and remain active in diocesan marriage education programmes. Simon was appointed a Trustee of the Catholic Development Fund in October 2003.

Richard Bailey – BCM, B.Com (Hons), CA , Member of the Institute of Directors

Richard is a Partner in Deloitte’s Christchurch Corporate Finance practice. For the past 15 years, has specialised in providing strategic financial management and performance improvement advice to his clients. has a commerce degree from Lincoln University and is a Chartered Accountant. has been a Trustee of the Catholic Development Fund since January 2016. Richard is married to Nicole and they have two sons.

Terry Foote – B.Com, CA

Terry is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience. Terry is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Red Bus Ltd in Christchurch. Terry was appointed a Trustee of the Catholic Development Fund in June 2016.



Graeme Wilson M.Com (Hons) B.Com CA

Graeme is a chartered accountant with over thirty years’ commercial experience in a large corporate. Graeme was appointed as a trustee of the Catholic Development Fund early in 2019. He is also a trustee of the Clergy Trust Fund and chairs the St Joseph’s Papanui Finance Committee. Graeme is married to Louise and they have two adult children.