Snapshots 2010

Class of 2010

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The Mana Moana Experience Alumni: 2018


Angela Bull
Chief Executive, Tramco Group

Skills offered: Property; environmental law; governance. 
Location: Auckland 

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Barbara Delaney
Solicitor, Schnauer and Co 

Skills offered: Governance; legal counsel. 
Location: Auckland


Bernie Chote
Managing Director, Rangatu

Skills offered: Resource and operational based strategic advice generally in the primary sector; resource management strategic advice and delivery.
Current community involvement: Advisor, Treaty of Waitangi Claims South Auckland Iwi.
Location: Auckland


Caine Thompson
General Manager, Locations Wine

Skills offered: Business strategy; business management; marketing; logistics; finance; budgeting; forecasting; innovation; production planning. 
Location: California


Chellie Spiller 
Professor, Waikato Management School, The University of Waikato 

Skills offered: Change management; Immunity to Change; The Leadership Challenge; Indigenous business; Maori business; wisdom in business; authentic leadership; workshops, presentations and corporate training.
Current community involvement: Community-based research initiatives; various spiritual growth communities.
Location: Auckland


Claire McQuilken
Operations Manager, 24 Hour Surgery, Pegasus Health (Charitable) Ltd

Skills offered: Mentoring; management; leadership development. 
Location: Christchurch


Craig Churchill
Regional Commissioner - Ministry of Social Development (starting mid-May 2019)

Skills offered: Governance; leadership; strategic planning; business development; logistics, supply chain and operational management; change management and organisation structure optimisation. 
Current community involvement: Co-Chair, DARE Canterbury Inc (youth development, empowerment & life skills programme). 
Location: Canterbury

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Dave McAteer
General Manager, Foodstuffs Own Brands 

Skills offered: FMCG sales and marketing background; commercial/general management; team leadership; business assistance. 
Current community involvement: Providing mentor and leadership support on both an individual and group basis. 
Location: Auckland


Deb Godinet
Head of Estate and Infrastructure, NZ Defence Force

Skills offered: Governance; property; planning; local government; legal; strategy and stakeholder engagement; lawyer; accredited RMA commissioner.
Current community involvement: Chair, Engineers without Borders; St John Northern Region Trust Board
Location: Auckland

Devin Brown
Chairperson, New Zealand Pacific Business Council 

Skills offered: Strategic direction setting; opportunity for growth criteria; operational leadership.
Current community involvement: Chair, New Zealand Pacific Business Council.
Location: Auckland


Diana Rattray
Vicar, All Saints Ponsonby, Anglican Diocese of Auckland  

Skills offered: Community project management; chaplaincy; celebrant; pastoral care; group facilitation; mentoring. 
Current community involvement: Church ministry and leadership; Police Chaplain; New Zealand Police Nga Pirihimana O Aotearoa. 
Location: Auckland


Emily Redmond

Skills offered: Business planning; business writing; strategy development. 
Location: Wellington


Hilary Sumpter
Chief Executive, Kerikeri Retirement Village

Skills offered: Strategic and organisational development; change management; marketing and communications; governance and leadership; collaboration and partnership. 
Current community involvement: Trustee, Leadership NZ; Board member, Outward Bound Trust of NZ; Board member, Communities Foundation of NZ; Trustee, Manurewa High School Business Academy; Mentor, First Foundation.
Location: Auckland

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Glen Bennett
Mission Team Leader, Incedo; Restorative Justice Facilitator, Taranaki Restorative Justice Trust; Manager/Director, Innovative Beginnings Limited

Skills offered: Participatory action; research facilitation; events coordination; youth engagement consultation. 
Current community involvement: Youth social enterprise research; Community Taranaki volunteer.
Location: Taranaki


Gordon Brown
Manager Programme Delivery, Roads & Maritime Services

Skills offered: People mentoring; planning and programming skills; relationship development; negotiating skills. I am an internationally qualified soccer coach.
Location: Sydney

Judy Nicholl 
Chief Executive, Counties Power 

Skills offered: Strategy; 24/7 operations management; capacipty planning; infrastructure development. 
Location: Auckland

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Justin Ensor 
Partner, KPMG 

Skills offered: Governance. 
Current community involvement: Board Trustee, Murrays Bay School.
Location: Auckland


Kirsty Pillay-Hansen 
Consultant & Owner, KPH Consulting

Skills offered: Youth development; youth participation; training and facilitation; youth sector collaboration; project management; mentoring; capacity development & support; governance; community development; research & development; teaching & lecturing.
Current community involvement: Parent project support at Avondale Community Preschool &  Golden Grove Primary School; community based research, training programmes & projects; mentor training & support throughout NZ; University of Auckland Bachelor of Health Services Advisory Group; YWCA Future Leaders Advisory Group; National Training Facilitator for New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network
Location: Whangarei


Matt Stratton 
Investment Administrator, Foundation North

Skills offered: Operations and process management; investment strategy and planning. 
Location: Auckland

Melanie Toft (nee Woodford)
Strategy Programme Manager, ASB

Skills offered: Building capability; change management; strategic planning. 
Current community involvement: Volunteer umpire for Junior Ferns Netball; various volunteer roles at Hauraki Primary School including fundraising.
Location: Auckland


Nick Astwick 
CEO, Southern Cross Health Society

Skills offered: Strategy development; marketing; financial governance; connecting networks; possible investment and partnering; leadership.  
Current community involvement: Micro lending scheme; Nga Tangata Trust (through Kiwibank); financial literacy programmes in community (through Kiwibank); Trustee, Leadership NZ.
Location: Auckland

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Olive Brown 
Co-owner, Gillies Street Cafe

Skills offered: Leadership; governance; organisational management; project management; systems development; training.
Current community involvement: Board member, He Iwi Kotahi Tatou Trust (staff representative); Trustee, Te Kia Ora Marae (Kaipara); Healthy Homes Tai Tokerau Steering Group. 
Location: Kawakawa, Northland 

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Scott McAlister
Group General Manager, Cleeve Transport 

Skills offered: Strategic planning; operations management; logistics planning.
Current community involvement: Surf lifesaving; kayaking.
Location: Auckland & Christchurch


Dr. Selina Tusitala Marsh ONZM
Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, The University of Auckland

Skills offered: Running creative workshops; editing self-published creative writing (poetry/short story). 
Current community involvement: Run workshops for YouthLine, Manukau; speak and perform throughout New Zealand for educational, NGO and business organisations; designer and facilitator of Best Leadership’s Pasifika Mat programme, which focuses on the inward journey of leadership using pasifika metaphors and creative writing. 
Location: Auckland

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Stephen Guerin
General Manager – Retail and Water, PGG Wrightson

Skills offered: Finance; corporate governance; HR; strategic planning. 
Location: Auckland


Steve Merchant

Skills offered: Coaching and mentoring. 
Location: Auckland


Stuart Orme 
Manager, Woodnet

Skills offered: Governance experience both on start up and established boards; land-based perspective to New Zealand opportunity and challenges (strategy, planning, implementation, mentoring); ‘Camp fire’ relaxation to LNZ alumni. 
Current community involvement: Chair Wairarapa Farm Forest Association; trustee Reap House Community; trust member Castlepoint Game Fishing Club. 
Location: Masterton, Wairarapa


Tony Gerritsen
Principal, St John’s Theological College

Skills offered: Facilitating reviews of organisations primarily using the Appreciative Inquiry model; assisting with conflict resolution. 
Current community involvement: Primarily through church and para-church organisations. 
Location: Auckland


Tui Ah Loo
Executive Director, PARS

Skills offered: Providing Maori responsiveness and effectiveness advice to senior management to enable them to actively engage with the Maori community with confidence. 
Current community involvement: Trustee of Te Taurahere o Ngati Porou ki Tamaki Charitable Trust; inaugural member of Porou Ariki kapa haka group; member of the Auckland District Police Maori Advisory board; member of Unitec’s Runanga. 
Location: Auckland

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