Bob has a background as a senior local government manager and CEO of Christchurch City Holdings Limited for a career spanning 46 years. He is a graduate from Canterbury University, a fellow of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and a Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Bob Lineham was CEO of Christchurch City Holdings Limited until his retirement in June 2016. He had held this position since the company was established in 1993. In this role he has gained considerable experience in developing the company’s policies and advising on issues of corporate governance and directors responsibilities.
In 1985 he became the City Treasurer of Christchurch City Council where he held a number of senior management positions including Director of Finance for 18 years.
Bob was appointed to the Trust as a Christchurch City Council representative in May 2016 for a 3-year term.
He is an active participant in the affairs of his church and in his spare time he enjoys the outdoors, maintaining the garden on his lifestyle block at Lincoln.