Snapshots 2007

Class of 2007

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The Mana Moana Experience Alumni: 2018

Andrew Aitken
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


Caroline Knight 

Skills offered: Project management; governance; mentoring and coaching. 
Location: Auckland

Cheryl Bowie
Director & Executive Coach, Mind Coach

Skills offered: Executive & leadership coaching; facilitation work; team development programmes; management consulting; portfolio, programme & project management;  organisational performance assessments; change management; governance advice.
Current community involvement: Advisor, The Kindness Institute; Mentor, Professionelle Mentoring Programme; various awareness & fundraising for causes I care about.
Location: Auckland

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Graeme Olding
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. 
Location: Auckland


Greg Glover
Company Director, Drumlea Farm 

Current community involvement: Vice Chair, New Zealand Farm Environment Awards. 
Location: Waikato


Greg Orchard
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.
Location: Wellington

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James Smallwood
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. 
Location: Greytown


Jeanette Burns
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. 
Location: Auckland

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Jennie Vickers
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


Reverend Jo Kelly-Moore
Archdeacon of Canterbury, Church of England

Skills offered: Chaplaincy; celebrant; facilitation. 
Current community involvement: Member, Auckland Diocese Council; Auckland representative, General Synod. 
Location: United Kingdom

Jodi Mitchell
CEO/Professional Director

Skills offered: General management; governance, IT strategy. 
Current community involvement: Chair, NZ Health IT Cluster; mentoring.
Location: Auckland


Johnnie Freeland
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. 
Location: Auckland


JR Pereira
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


Karyn McLeod
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.
Location: Christchurch


Mark Baker
Independent Contractor

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. 
Location: Auckland


Mark Crosbie
Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Lawyers 

Skills offered: Property advice; construction/development advice. 
Current community involvement: Ngati Paoa (iwi) PSGE Governance. 
Location: Auckland


Matt Anderson
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.
Location: Auckland


Michael Price 
General Manager, Operations, Delta

Skills offered: Governance; operations management; process improvement; project management.
Location: Dunedin


Minnie Baragwanath
Chief Executive, Be. Institute  

Skills offered: Social innovation; strategy; communications; social change.
Current community involvement: Accessibility movement.
Location: Auckland

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Ngaroimata Reid
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. 
Location: Waitakere

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Richard Copeland
General Manager, People and Safety, Sicon

Skills offered: Generalist human resources with experience in international HR activities. 
Current community involvement: Chairman of Elders for Spreydon Baptist Church.
Location: Christchurch


Robyn Cormack
Owner/Director, CommunicationFlow

Skills offered: Marketing and communications strategy; public-private sector partnerships.
Community Involvement: Chair Naenae College Board of Trustees
Location: Wellington


Rod Gibson 

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. 
Location: Auckland

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Roslyn Pere-Morriss 
Product & Service / Customer Experience Consultant, Pere Consulting

Skills offered: Marketing; product and service development; project management; strategic delivery; development and management of customer experience.
Location: Auckland


Sally Bramley
Branch Manager Tauranga, Accident Compensation Corporation 

Skills offered: Culture change; performance enhancement.  
Location: Waikato & Bay of Plenty


Serena Walker
Counselling Psychologist, Flourish Pyschology

Skills offered: Group facilitation; mediation.
Current community involvement: Shine volunteer advocate; Chair, Institute of Counselling Pyschology. 
Location: Auckland

Tara Pradhan
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.
Location: Auckland


Wendy McGuinness
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.
Location: Wellington

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