Board of Directors
The below volunteer their time to sit on the board:

Doug Alderslade (Chairman)

Mark Chitty (Deputy Chairman)


Geoff Vazey

John Crawford

Alistair Sutherland.

Chief Financial Officer
Margaret Germain
Executive team

Executive General Manager - Racing & Operations
​Craig Baker

Executive General Manager - Hospitality & Events
​Craig Fenwick

Executive General Manager - Marketing
​Olivia Kinley

Development Manager - Property

Don Greenaway

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Wilcox

Mr. Wilcox reports to the Board of Directors and oversees the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Team (as below).

Corporate Information

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Facts & Information

  • Our financial year runs from 1st August – 31st July; this coincides with the national racing season

  • We are based on approximately 55 hectares of land in Remuera, Auckland

  • We have approximately 50 full-time employees – this number expands across many departments during busier periods when additional hands are required

  • Racing began here at Ellerslie over 160 years ago in 1857

  • We race approximately 20 times per year

  • Our Ellerslie Event Centre is home to approximately 1,000 events each year 

  • The Ellerslie Event Centre building was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1990