The current trustees of the New Zealand Harkness Fellowships Trust (Inc) are:
Pattrick Smellie (Chair), business journalist and co-owner of BusinessDesk
John Boshier (Treasurer), former energy sector executive and consultant. Director, Boshier Consulting Ltd.
Heather Baggott Te Tumu Whakarae mo nga Taonga | Secretary for Culture & Heritage
Dr Roger Blakely Councillor, Greater Wellington Regional Council, professional director
Aphra Green, public sector consultant
Peter Griffin, science and technology freelance journalist, New Zealand Listener, RNZ, Stuff
Our patron – Professor Sir Richard Faull, neuroscientist and acclaimed academic who specialises in human neurodegenerative diseases. He is a professor of anatomy and director of the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland.