Simon Kelly was an inaugural class graduate of the College. He is a Research supporter, and through a significant gift, the Kelly Theatre was named in his honour. Simon has been the recipient of many awards for his excellence in serving chiropractic. He opened Mt Eden Chiropractic in Auckland in 2003. Simon’s goal is to see chiropractic thrive worldwide through vitalistic chiropractic leaders who are graduates of the College.

Louise Blair has been practising in New Zealand since 1999. Originally from Australia, Louise is a Macquarie University graduate. She owns a thriving practice in Wellington and has been a Trustee of the Hamblin Chiropractic Research Trust, a member of the NZCC Stakeholder Advisory Committee and served on the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association Council. She has a strong sense of community and is looking forward to bringing her skills to empower the Board of Trustees to shine.

Scott Taylor is a passionate sales and marketing executive with 30 plus years of experience. His experience includes senior roles in consumer goods and service companies, including Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, Kimberly-Clark, Vodafone and 2degrees. He is looking forward to using his operational leadership, commercial acumen and strategic capability to navigate the College to continue its amazing success and growth.

Shiree Murdoch is the Director of Murdoch Consulting. She provides consultancy services in Human Resources and governance. She has worked in director-level roles across Human Resources, Operations, Financial and Professional Services in the UK and New Zealand. An experienced Board Member, Shiree’s experience and expertise are invaluable to navigate strategies that support the College to grow and thrive.

The Board also welcomes Lydia McClean to a newly established Board position to encourage up and coming chiropractic leaders. As a shadow Trustee, Lydia provides an important voice at Board level from a recent graduate perspective. Lydia practises in Auckland at Advanced Chiropractic. While a student, she was active in Student Council and held student leadership positions. She is looking forward to working alongside the other Trustees to experience chiropractic wholeheartedly and be part of the College’s future.

The appointment of the new board members will ensure well rounded expertise and governance and is essential for the College’s continued success to graduate the world’s best Chiropractors” said Chris Barham. The Board will next meet in September.