Your Team

Leadership Team




Leonie Freeman
Chief Executive

Simon Thorne
Head of Corporate Services

Sara-Jane Evans
Head of Membership &
Commercial Services

Matt Paterson
Head of Advocacy

National Office

Rona Miller
Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive & Office Manager
Lauren Hunter
National Events Manager
Harry Wright
Membership Manager
Jane Budge
Senior Advocacy Advisor

Katherine Wilson
Senior Advocacy Advisor
Rachel Foster
Sector Insights &
Research Advisor
Rachel MacGregor
Public Affairs Manager
Kelly Taylor
Member Communications
Naomi Read
Membership & Events
Jelena Kemsley
Graphic Design &
Marketing Coordinator
Candice Steyn-Ross
Finance & Office Administrator

In the Branches

Natascha Dodson
Auckland Branch Manager
Sarah Rundstrom
Waikato Branch Manager
Vicky Williamson
Bay of Plenty Branch Manager
& Branch Operations Manager
Nicole Ramage
Wellington Branch Manager
Amelia Flynn
South Island Branch
Kaaren Dooher
Otago Chapter Manager
James Kennelly
Senior Government
Relations Advisor