The Motu Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees, which consists of some of New Zealand’s most distinguished business people and academics.
- Jo Wills - Jo is the new Chair of the Foundation Board.
- Lesley Haines- Lesley is currently the Interim Director of Motu and is also on the Trust Board
- John Roberts - John has a background that spans over 25 years of business and leadership experience. He is currently Managing director of Veda Advantage New Zealand & International
- Michael Potts - Michael was the Australian Ambassador to New Zealand until 2016.
- Duncan Small - Duncan is the Head of Government & Industry Affairs for Air New Zealand.