September 2016


Trust Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Annabel Cotton to the Board of Directors.


Annabel is the Managing Director of Merlin Consulting and is a professional director with experience in advising NZX listed companies on investor relations, governance and equity management.


Annabel is a director and audit committee chair of Waikato Regional Airport Limited and is a director of the Australasian Investor Relations Association, an industry body for investor relations professionals. Annabel is also a trustee of and chairs the investment committee of the Momentum Foundation, a Waikato-based community foundation, and is a trustee of the Donny Trust, a substantial charity.

Annabel has been a director and audit committee chair of several NZSX-listed companies and was a member of the New Zealand Securities Commission for nine years, the first Commissioner for Financial Advisers and a director of Genesis Power Limited. 


Annabel replaces James Douglas on the Board. James resigned from the Board due to his dual appointments as a Director of Trust Management as well as New Zealand Guardian Trust which is the Supervisor of the Trust Investments Group Investment Funds. 


Grant Hope

Chief Executive Officer

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Shane Coward

General Manager

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Annabel Cotton Joins Trust Management Board of Directors.