White, 43, joins Tri NZ after spending the past 10 years at High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) where he served as HP Investment Support Manager, leading the investment and support programmes for National Sports Organisations (NSOs), athletes and coaches. White earned a Masters of Management from Massey University and also boasts Bachelor of Physical Education and Commerce degrees from Otago University. He previously worked as High Performance Director for Softball New Zealand and was part of the performance support team for the New Zealand delegation at the 2017 World University Games. White managed the Government funding process, the Tailored Athlete Pathway Support (TAPS) programme and Prime Ministers Scholarships at HPSNZ and is excited to bring that critical strategy and policy expertise to Tri NZ. He played rugby throughout his varsity days in Dunedin and represented Hill City Athletics Club, reaching 200m national finals level as a contemporary of Olympian Chris Donaldson and 2002 Commonwealth Games representative Dallas Roberts.