Class of 2007
Independent Company Director
Skills offered: Governance; business excellence; value-based leadership; strategic planning; operations management; project management.
Current community involvement: Auckland Rotary; RNZYS; Judge, NZ ANZIIF Awards.
Location: Muriwai Valley, Auckland
Skills offered: Project management; governance; mentoring and coaching.
Skills offered: Management consulting; portfolio, programme & project management; due diligence & organisational performance assessments; change management; governance advice; executive coaching.
Current community involvement: Director, GymSports NZ; various awareness & fundraising for NZ Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Society; Professionelle Group Mentoring Scheme; mentoring through Graeme Dingle Foundation.
Partner, Chapman Tripp
Skills offered: Legal advice; structuring; tax.
Current community involvement: Chair Leadership Team Mt Roskill Baptist Church; Chair Trustees of Roskill Community Trust.
Company Director, Drumlea Farm
Current community involvement: Vice Chair, New Zealand Farm Environment Awards.
Chief Executive, Accessible Properties NZ Limited
Skills offered: Strategy; planning; governance; finance; leadership; asset management; coaching; mentoring.
Current community involvement: Director, Accessible Properties NZ Limited; Member, Australasian Institute of Housing, NZ Branch.
General Manager, ABS Australia
Skills offered: Business management in primary industry.
Current community involvement: Chairman, Wairarapa Arts Festival Trust; Member Waiohine River Management Committee; Member Wairarapa Shepherds.
Northern Regional Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Skills offered: General and operational management; project management; change management.
Current community involvement: Involved with a large number of community organisation as part of my role.
Executive Director, New Zealand Defence Industry Association Inc
Skills offered: Commercial acumen and contract management training; thought leadership to influence funders and attract supporters; respecting and protecting intellectual property rights; NFP governance – realistic practice and practicalities.
Current community involvement: RNZFB guide dog foster home.
Location: Auckland and Australia
Archdeacon of Canterbury, Church of England
Skills offered: Chaplaincy; celebrant; facilitation.
Current community involvement: Member, Auckland Diocese Council; Auckland representative, General Synod.
Skills offered: General management; governance, IT strategy.
Current community involvement: Chair, NZ Health IT Cluster; mentoring.
Kaiarahi Matua, FreeMore Potential Limited
Skills offered: Facilitation & mediation; strategic and whole of system thinking; community, whanau, hapu & iwi development.
Current community involvement: Growing community leadership capability at an iwi level.
Chief Executive, Pacific Economic Development Agency Ltd
Skills offered: Management; marketing; economic development – community development; village economic development; arts management; cultural performing arts (Samoa-Pacific); Samoan culture & protocols.
Current community involvement: Developing a village/district farm for overseas exports through a public/private sector partnering.
Location: Apia, Samoa; Auckland
Funding Manager, Rata Foundation
Skills offered: Philanthropy funding practices; strategic planning; development of regional and strategic funding initiatives; policy development; change management; governance; evaluation principles.
Skills offered: Operations management; strategic planning; commercial management; retail and manufacturing process design; technology solutions design; project management.
Current community involvement: Various Leadership NZ SkillsBank projects.
Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Lawyers
Skills offered: Property advice; construction/development advice.
Current community involvement: Ngati Paoa (iwi) PSGE Governance.
Director, The Sleep Store
Skills offered: Advice on building online retail business, sourcing products from suppliers in NZ & overseas, exporting to Australia.
Current community involvement: Participating member Titirangi Playcentre; board member Sustainable Business Network.
General Manager, Operations, Delta
Skills offered: Governance; operations management; process improvement; project management.
Chief Executive, Be. Institute
Skills offered: Social innovation; strategy; communications; social change.
Current community involvement: Accessibility movement.
Programme Manager – Maori Business Development, University of Auckland – Auckland Business School
Skills offered: Leadership; strategic planning; business and community development; Maori development; event and project management.
Senior Consultant, Crescent Strategies
Skills offered: Generalist human resources with experience in international HR activities.
Current community involvement: Chairman of Elders for Spreydon Baptist Church.
Skills offered: Marketing and communications strategy; public-private sector partnerships.
Community Involvement: Chair Naenae College Board of Trustees
CEO, Liquorland New Zealand
Skills offered: Project management; organisational change management; governance.
Current community involvement: School Board of Trustees; Treasurer for a Baptist Church; operational care for at-risk youth.
Product & Service / Customer Experience Consultant, Pere Consulting
Skills offered: Marketing; product and service development; project management; strategic delivery; development and management of customer experience.
Branch Manager Tauranga, Accident Compensation Corporation
Skills offered: Culture change; performance enhancement.
Location: Waikato & Bay of Plenty
Counselling Psychologist, Flourish Pyschology
Skills offered: Group facilitation; mediation.
Current community involvement: Shine volunteer advocate; Chair, Institute of Counselling Pyschology.
Director Government and International Relations, Greenstone TV
Skills offered: Programme leadership; relationship management; facilitation; project management; event management; sponsorship; international relations, stakeholder engagement; strategy & policy development; operational management; international development; fundraising.
Current community involvement: Trustee, Leadership NZ; Member, Be.Accessible Fab 50; Supporter, Massive Theatre Company; The Zenergy Trust.
Chief Executive, McGuiness Institute
Skills offered: Strategic planning; risk management; scenario development.
Current community involvement: Working to produce a national sustainable development strategy for New Zealand.