Sean joined the Raukatauri Board of Trustees in 2005. He was introduced to the Centre by a business acquaintance and friend after expressing an interest in giving back something to the music industry. Sean Coleman has been involved in the music industry for 40 years, first in his homeland in the UK and for nearly two decades in New Zealand. He is a shareholder in businesses involved with music tours and artist management. Sean became chair of the Raukatauri Board of Trustees in November 2009.