With a career spent in both the UK and NZ she has worked with a diverse range of industries and organisations; from small family businesses to global multi-nationals; across agriculture, distribution, transport and tourism. She’s a well known face within the local tech and innovation space and has a strong understanding of the role of technology and disruption in our future economy. Governance roles have included chairing Amnesty International NZ; trustee of the Hi-Tech Trust; board member of the YMCA Christchurch and National teams and as an intern director of the electricity contractor Connectics. Outside of work she loves playing in New Zealand’s outdoors - mountain biking, skiing, tramping or kayaking. She holds an MBA from Leeds University Business School in the UK.