Les Stephenson

Board Member

Les joined the Board in 2016. Les serves on the Audit and Finance Committee and the International Programmes Committee.

Les has an MBA from Southern Cross University, Australia, and is a New Zealand chartered accountant.  Les is the Director of Global Centre Audits for World Vision International and has worked with World Vision in various roles since 2004. Prior to this Les worked for a number of New Zealand public companies in accounting and treasury roles.  Les is also has an interest in governance and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Company Directors.

Serving on the cbm New Zealand Board is a way for Les to use his professional skills to enable the effective stewardship of resources. This in turn enables New Zealanders to make a difference to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Les resides in Howick, Auckland and is married to Judy. They have three adult children and one grandson.