Barry was appointed to Wellington Community Trust (WCT) in 2014.
He is currently employed by First NZ Capital in Wellington as an investment adviser and portfolio manager. He has had over 40 years investment experience, mostly in funds management with National Mutual/AXA. He is an Authorised Financial Adviser, a Chartered Accountant, a fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals in New Zealand and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Barry is a past member of the Finance Committee of Wellington Girls College and sat on the College’s Foundation for 2 years. He is also a past trustee of the Wellington International Arts Foundation. In addition he was a member of the now defunct Market Surveillance Panel of the NZX for 9 years.
Barry was born and educated in Auckland. He and his wife, Margaret moved to Wellington in 1981. They initially lived in Ngaio and moved to Khandallah in 1987. The couple’s 3 children, now all adults, were born in Wellington.