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Chief Executive

Leighton Evans

Leighton loves connecting with people, having fun and forming great relationships. Sport combines his love of teamwork and community participation. You will either find him on a football or rugby field most weekends – giving it his all! He spends much of his spare time hanging out with his children, who he credits for keeping him young. A hero of his is author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek – his ‘every day is an opportunity to inspire someone’ ethos really resonates for Leighton.

Leighton is driven by his desire to support people to do great work, and inspire them to reach their potential. He believes Rātā Foundation is perfectly placed to support and enable communities and people to achieve inter-generational change through supporting great causes. He’s proud to serve in a role which demonstrates transformation through Rātā’s community investment programme.