Dame Rosie Horton joins GICI NZ as our Patron. We are delighted to have Dame Rosie on board as she brings a wealth of experience in the not for profit sector.
Dame Rosemary Horton DNZM QSO QSM is a philanthropist and mentor for New Zealand charities.
Founding Chairman of the following: Friends of Aotea Trust, The Aotea Centre Performing Arts Trust, Friends of Starship and Trustee of the Starship Foundation. Chairman of NZ Breast Cancer Foundation and Chairman or Trustee of numerous other charitable organisations too many to mention.
In 2011 she became a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to philanthropy. In She was named EY ASB Social Entrepreneur 2013. Other awards include the New Zealand 1990 Commemoration Medal, the Mayors Living Legend Award in Auckland, Distinguished Citizen of Auckland Award and The Catherine Variety Sheridon Award from the children’s charity Variety. The Henry A Rosso Award for Ethical Fundraising.