Not just a serial entrepreneur, but also a social entrepreneur and giving back where I can.
Not just a serial entrepreneur, but also a social entrepreneur, one of my favourite quotes is by Gandhi "Be the change you want to see". Taking that mantra onboard I've always ensured I've given back to the community and volunteered my time.
From supporting fundraising efforts for the Red Cross in the US and being part of the NZ Olympic Business Council to Chairing the Unicef Aotearoa Board and co-founding WOW Investments, which was acknowledged as the most successful SME investment model to support local business in Africa.
UNICEF BOARD CHAIR
UNICEF Aotearoa (New Zealand) is one of 33 UNICEF National Committees, which raise funds for UNICEF’s worldwide emergency and development work.
MASSEY US FOUNDATION
Massey University launched a major fundraising initiative called Advancing New Zealand. A campaign to raise $100 million to drive change which will be felt across the country.
WOW FOR AFRICA
Passionate about championing women’s causes and empowering women in all aspects of business, and this is why I co-founded the WOW for Africa foundation.
NZ OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Business Council Member of the New Zealand Olympic Committee
International Advisor from 2014 - 2016
BAY AREA RED CROSS
Director & Gala Chair from 2004 - 2007
NZ TRADE & ENTERPRISE
US Beachhead Advisory Board Member from 2003 - 2006