Southern Region Team

The Southern Region covers all venues and recipients in the South Island. The Lion Foundation has a local operations team looking after all the venues in this area as well as a Regional Grants Committee (RGC) ensuring that the funds best impact our local communities.


For all grants inquiries please call Shilpa Patel, our Southern Grants Advisor, on 0800 802 908 or email: 


The Southern Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Sarah Smith (Chair)

Paul Allison 

Doug Paulin

Shilpa Patel (Grants Advisor)


For all venue inquiries our Central Operations Team is:

rsz_tonyTony Goldfinch
Regional Manager


Phone: 027 496 4309


Niki Muaror
Account Manager


Phone: 027 429 9693


rsz_krisKris Anderson
Account Manager


Phone: 021 190 3419


rsz_alanAlan Goodman
Account Manager


Phone: 027 495 8887