Board of Governors

The Warden

The Bishop of Christchurch

The Board

Tim Trollope LL.B, Board Chair

Tim is the senior partner in the law firm he has recently established, namely Trollope & Co. Tim has 28 years experience specialising in the areas of law offered by Trollope & Co. He has been admitted to the bar as a lawyer in Victoria, Australia as well as New Zealand.

He is also a director of St Georges Hospital Inc. His experience as a musician is a natural fit for Tim’s involvement as a Trustee of the Christchurch International Jazz Festival Trust and the Christchurch Jazz Foundation Trust.

Yalini Sundralingam BSc (Hons), MSc

Yalini joined the Bishop Julius Hall board of governors in April 2016. She did her Honours in Computer Science with the University of Adelaide, and a Masters in Computer Science at the University of Canterbury.

Yalini arrived in Christchurch in 1988, staying at Bishop Julius Hall as a student, and then as a Residential Assistant, through the duration of her studies. She now works as coordinating senior tutor at the Computer Science and Software Engineering department at University of Canterbury.

Tim Bell BSc (Hons), Ph.D

Tim Bell is a graduate of UC, and was an RA at Bishop Julius from 1985 to 1987. He is now a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. In November 2017 Tim was awarded the SIGSCE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education, and presented at the 49th SIGCSE Technical Symposium (largest computing education conference in the world), held in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, February, 2018.

Tim also has an A.T.C.L. in Pipe Organ performance.

Kimberley Washington B.Comm (Hons)

Kimberley joined the Board in 2017, having been a resident at Bishop Julius Hall in 2008. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours at the University of Canterbury in 2011.

She is a Chartered Accountant and is working with Macpac Limited as a financial accountant. She is a GirlGuiding NZ leader and assists with running a giftware store in Geraldine with family."

Brett Gilmore CPEng, IntPE(NZ)

Brett is currently a Director and Senior Structural Engineer with Quoin Structural Consultants which he formed with his business partner in 2006. He is married to Fiona, and they have a son aged 14. Born in Christchurch, he completed a Bachelor Of Civil Engineering at the University of Canterbury. While working in Invercargill, he met his wife Fiona. He has worked as a Consulting Structural Engineer for most of his career.

Fiona and Brett worked in New York from the end of 1998 to 2002. He was a member of the initial structural response team that inspected buildings in and around the World Trade Centre following their collapse on 9/11. He enjoys practising sports with his son (mainly football and cricket), watching all sports on TV, and attending sports events especially the Crusaders and All Blacks and concerts.