Board Member of Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace New Zealand coopted me onto their board in February 2015. They approached me in January. I was really honoured that they asked me. Greenpeace needs no introduction. We are an independent international campaigning organisation that provides a voice for our fragile earth. Though a global organisation, with regional offices in several countries, Greenpeace has a special place in many […]

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CEO, P3 Foundation

CEO: Jan 2016 – current Advisory Trustee: Jan – Sept 2015 Chair/Trustee: 2011-2015 Trustee: 2010-2011 Co-Founder: 2009 P3 Foundation is New Zealand’s youth movement against extreme poverty in Asia and the Pacific. We want our generation to see the end of extreme poverty. generation. Extreme poverty is unjust and unacceptable. Importantly, we believe there is no one path to […]

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Management Committee Member, Human Rights Foundation

I joined the Human Rights Foundation‘s board in October 2014. Being approached itself was an honour, because other board members include senior lawyers, respected academics, and former Human Rights Commissioners. Here’s what we do: The Human Rights Foundation is a non-governmental organisation, established in December 2001, to promote and defend human rights through research based […]

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Chair / Director, New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education Limited

The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education is a nationwide educator for exceptional primary school students whose normal schools – for whatever reason – aren’t meeting their needs. New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education was established on May 6th 2014. The Centre brings together two organisations with combined experience of over 30 years’ in gifted […]

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Trustee, Vegan Society

I’ve been a trustee of the Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand since 2013. The Society aims to support New Zealand vegans and vegetarians, publishes a magazine, and runs events nationwide. On the board, my focus is implementing governance best practice and strategic planning.

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Co-Chair of the Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers Association

In early 2012, Kris Gledhill of the University of Auckland law school approached a group of old classmates and me with an idea: founding a human rights lawyers association for New Zealand. Most other Commonwealth countries have had a professional association of human rights lawyers for decades. The time had come for New Zealand to catch […]

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