Russell Birt, Trustee

Russell has worked in the Radio Communications field for over 40 years and is currently employed by a major Telecommunications company in New Zealand.

Responsible for a number of major infrastructure and engineering projects around the world including Thailand, Pakistan and Australia, Russell brings a wealth of strategic and business experience to the Board of STRIVE Community Trust.

Russell is married to Trish and is well versed in mea ona tikanga Maori and is a fluent speaker of Te Reo Maori.