Board of Directors

The Skyline Board is made up of Directors with a range of skills applicable to our activities. This includes vast Skyline operational experience and historical knowledge.

Skyline Enterprises

Peter Treacy

Peter Treacy, Chairman

Appointed Chair in December 2022. Peter was appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Limited Board in December 2021. He also sits on the Skyline Finance and Audit, and People and Culture Committees.

Peter is a Director of Christchurch Casino and Dunedin Casino, as well as serving on the Council of Auckland University of Technology.

Peter brings a wealth of experience from his extensive legal career with international law firm, Linklaters in London, Hong Kong and Bangkok, and his time as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at SkyCity.

Grant Hensman

Grant Hensman, Director

Grant Hensman was appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Limited Board in 1994. He is also Chair of the Skyline International Luge Board and sits on the Boards for Skyline’s operating offshore subsidiaries. Grant is the son of company founder Hylton Hensman and has been involved with the company for most of his life, working in various roles for the Queenstown and Rotorua businesses and international operations.

Grant specialises in the management of Skyline’s Luge track development and design and has been involved in all Skyline’s Luge projects to date.

Grant owns a successful civil engineering contracting company in Queenstown. He was also a founding member of the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce and served seven years on the executive.

Donald Jackson

Donald Jackson, Director

Donald Jackson was appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Limited Board in April 2015 having previously acted as Secretary to the Board of Directors from 2001. He is also Chair of the Skyline Finance and Audit Committee.

Donald is the Managing Partner of McCulloch & Partners, Chartered Accountants, in Queenstown and is a Director on the Christchurch Casino Board.

Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas, Director

Richard Thomas was appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Board in May 2007 having spent the prior three years as an Associate Director. He is also Chair of the Skyline Health, Safety, Security and Environment Committee, Chair of Skylines operating offshore subsidiaries and sits on the Skyline International Luge Board.

Richard is the current Chair of Destination Queenstown and The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust, a Board Member of Snow Sports New Zealand, Director of Efficient Market Services trading as USX, Director of Bookme Limited and Director and Owner of his own business consultancy Redwulff Limited.

Richard is a past Board Member and Chair of the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, Tuatapere Humpridge Track, President of the New Zealand Community Newspapers Association and is the former Publisher and General Manager of Queenstown’s Mountain Scene newspaper

Sarah Ottrey

Sarah Ottrey, Independent Director

Sarah Ottrey was appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Limited Board in November 2016. She is the Chair of the People and Culture Committee and a member of

the Finance and Audit Committee.

Sarah is Chair of Whitestone Cheese Limited, and a Director of EBOS Group Limited, Christchurch International Airport Limited, Mount Cook Alpine Salmon Limited, Sarah Ottrey Marketing Limited and a committee member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors Otago / Southland branch.

She is a past Board Member of The Public Trust, Blue Sky Meats Limited, Comvita Limited, Smiths City Group Limited and a member of the Inland Revenue Risk and Assurance Committee. Sarah has held senior marketing management positions both in New Zealand and internationally with Unilever and Heineken.

Bruce Thomasen

Bruce Thomasen, Director

Appointed to the Skyline Enterprises Board in January of 2023. Prior to this, Bruce served in various capacities and roles since first joining the Rotorua business back in 2003.

Bruce was central to setting up the very successful Skyline Luge businesses in Mont Tremblant in Canada and on Sentosa Island in Singapore and has also been the General Manager of the Skyline Rotorua business, and most recently a member of the Skyline International Luge Board.

Bruce co-founded the Redwoods Treewalk and Nightlights in 2015, Redwoods Altitude in 2019 and is the Executive Chairman of Redwood Outdoor Activities NZ Ltd.

Christchurch Casino Ltd Board

Bruce Robertson, Chairman

Donald Jackson, Director

Graham Dockrill, Director

Peter Treacy, Director

Skyline International Luge Boards

Skyline International Luge Board Skyline Luge Sentosa Board Skyline Luge Tongyeong Board
Grant Hensman, Chairman
Richard Thomas, Director
Bruce Thomasen, Director
Brad Hurndell, Director
Richard Thomas, Chairman
Geoff McDonald, Director
Lee Chin Chuan, Director
Angela Teo, Director
Richard Thomas, Chairman
Geoff McDonald, Director
Jason Ji-Hyeong Lee, Director
James Thomas, Director
Skyline Luge Busan Board Skyline Luge Kuala Lumpur Board  
Richard Thomas, Chairman
Geoff McDonald, Director
Jason Ji-Hyeong Lee, Director
James Thomas, Director
Geoff McDonald, Chairman
Yogesvaran T Arianayagam, Director