Our Staff

Anh Que Chu, Principal Art Tutor

Anh became involved with Art for Life Trust in 2014 and was instrumental in setting up the Trust along with our Chairperson, Tom Stevens.

Anh, a Vietnamese born to Chinese parents, was educated at Hanoi’s art school with a prevailing 20th century French influence. She later graduated CPIT in 2000, with a bachelor of art design.

 

 

Board of Trustees

         Tom Stevens, Chairperson

Tom became involved with Art for Life Trust in 2014 and was instrumental in setting up the Trust along with Anh Que Chu.

Tom is a Barrister and practices here in Christchurch.

John Ruane, Secretary/Treasurer

John became involved with Art for Life Trust in May 2014. John is a retired  Accountant with 40 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant and provides support to the trust in developing the annual budgets and forecasts, monthly financial reporting, taking minutes for all Board meetings and overseeing the financial and administrative aspects of the Trust

 

Richard McMeeking, Service Delivery Assistant-

Richard is a retired Engineer; he has a strong interest in the arts and enjoys working with students to develop their artistic expression.

 

Louise Bendall, Fundraiser

Louise became involved with the Trust in October 2016; Louise is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in business processes and procedures having worked in manufacturing companies here in Christchurch and in London for local government organisations in financial and analytical roles.