Villa Education Trust Patrons


The Villa Education Trust is delighted and honoured to announce our first patrons – Brigadier Chris and Hayley Parsons.hayley and Chris web

Brigadier Parsons is a highly decorated soldier with a distinguished career in New Zealand and in active service overseas. His full title is: Brigadier C.J. Parsons, MNZM, DSD, MMDS, MSS, PGDIP Arts, CMinstD.  Brigadier Parsons is currently Aide de Camp to the Queen and Her Household. Hayley Parsons (Bed, Dip Tchg) has previously worked for the Villa Education Trust, been on the VET Board and has provided extensive support to the NZ Army acknowledged by the receiving of the Chief of Army Commendation. 

Both Hayley and Chris are remarkable New Zealanders who are passionate about their family, their careers and contributing to humanity in New Zealand and overseas. The Villa Education Trust is both delighted and extremely honoured that they have accepted the joint role of Trust Patrons.