Our staff

National Office 

Connal TownsendChief Executive
Rona MillerPersonal Assistant to the Chief Executive & Office Manager
Simon ThorneHead of Corporate Services
Matt PatersonHead of Advocacy
Sara-Jane EvansHead of Membership & Commercial Services
Jane BudgeSenior Advocacy Advisor
Katherine WilsonSenior Advocacy Advisor
Rachel FosterSector Insights and Research Advisor
Rachel MacGregorPublic Affairs Manager
Kelly TaylorMember Communications Manager
Lauren HunterNational Events Manager
Natascha DodsonAuckland Branch Manager
Jelena KemsleyGraphic Design & Marketing Coordinator
Naomi ReadMembership & Events Coordinator

Wellington Office

Matt Paterson - Head of Advocacy
Carol Harley - Wellington Branch Manager

Branch Managers

Vicky Williamson - Bay of Plenty & Branch Operations Manager
Natascha Dodson - Auckland
Sarah Rundstrom - Waikato
Carol Harley - Wellington
Amelia Lindsay - South Island
Kaaren Dooher - Otago