Assignments

A resume of recent assignments:

  • Special Projects New Zealand Housing Foundation – 2005 to Present
  • Director The Wilson Home Trust for children with disabilities – 2009 to 2015
  • Executive in Residence – AUT University MBA Entrepreneurship Programme 2008 – Present
  • International Judge 2012 MBA Roundtable Innovator Award competition
  • Acting General Manager for The Wilson Home Trust: significant asset base and change / improvement projects – 2008
  • Acting General Manager of strategic business unit Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust Feb – July 2002
  • Acting HR Manager, T & D Manager, executive advisor and change management advisor for CSC (global computer services company) 2000
  • Director Human Capital Services for Arthur Andersen – 1999/00
  • Business Manager of America’s Cup Challenge regatta 1999/00
  • NZ Fire Service 2009 – 11
  • Inland Revenue Policy Advice Division 2005 – 2013
  • Te Puni Kokiri 2008 – 2010
  • Career Service – 2009/10
  • NZ Symphony Orchestra – 2008/09
  • Humes – 2008/09
  • Commerce Commission – 2008/09
  • Fletcher Challenge 2008 – 2010
  • Leadership and Business Advisor for Leadership Development Centre – 2007 – 2011
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Team Member Development for Ministry of Justice – 2006/7
  • Executive Coach and Corporate Services Advisor for Horizons Regional Council 2004 – 2010
  • Executive Coach, Strategic and Business Planning for TVNZ HR and Enterprises – 2004
  • Leadership Team facilitation and teamwork coaching for TVNZ Television, Market Pulse International, Wellington City Council, NZ Property Institute, Department for Courts Waikato Region, NZ Trade Centre and Pacific Retail Group
  • Executive capability review and leadership coaching for new venture e-business and several start up enterprises 2001/3
  • Council, CEO and Executive Team Advisor for Western Bay of Plenty District Council 2004 – Present
  • Chief Executive Appraisal Facilitator – Western Bay of Plenty District Council 2010 – present
  • Chief Executive Recruitment and Appraisal Advisor – Bay Of Plenty Regional Council 2015 – present
  • Leadership Advisor – Prime Link Australia and Delifresh NZ 2012 – 2015
  • Leadership Effectiveness Review and Feedback – Performance Audit Group Office of the Auditor General 2012/13
  • Regional Director Change Facilitation Advisor – Ministry of Social Development 2015
  • Managers and Team Leader development programmes for Manukau City Council – 2008/09
  • People Leader development programme for ACC – 2007
  • Leadership Development Ministry of Justice – 2005
  • Leadership and Capability Coach for High Potentials Audit NZ – 2005/07
  • Executive Team Coach for Tauranga City Council – 2004/5
  • Leadership Development Programme NZ Automobile Association 2003 – 2007
  • Leadership Development Programme LTSA 2003 – 05
  • Management development, online management tools creation and implementation for Department for Courts 2002 – 2003
  • Design and Facilitation – Regional Director change initiative for MSD 2015
  • Audit Reporting and Critical Thinking – Office of the Auditor General 2012/13
  • Knowledge Management for Inland Revenue 2009 – 11
  • Organisational Innovation for Greater Wellington Regional Council 2010/11
  • Development of Building Effective Relationships Interview technique for ACC – 2007/08
  • Business Performance and Change Response to Quality Review for Ministry of Justice Maori Freehold Land Registration Project – 2007
  • Plant Maintenance Performance and Change Strategy including performance standards, training, team leader development ,change management and creation of user guides for NZ Steel – 2007/08/09
  • Internal Customer Focus/Service Change Project for Ministry of Justice – 2006/7
  • Design of Risk Management Communication and Change Tools for Inland Revenue – 2007
  • People impact assessment in relation to Financial Management System for Ministry of Justice – 2006/07
  • Strategy Briefing Design and Tool for the Inland Revenue Department – 2006
  • Processing Plant Performance including performance standards, training, team leader development , change management and creation of user guides for Progressive Meats – 2005/06
  • Organisational Review for The Brain Injury Association – 2004
  • Process design and capability study for Housing New Zealand Corporation 2004
  • Innovation and ideas management systems for NZ Automobile Association 2004
  • Facilitation and strategic planning for major telecommunications provider – 2004/5
  • Comprehensive strategic business improvement work package involving leadership development and coaching, business innovation, job management, information technology, quality systems, performance standards, career development and succession for Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner 2002 – 05
  • Competency development to support service ethos for Auckland City Council 2001/2
  • Capability assessment and design of performance improvement strategy for NZ Department for Courts 2001/2
  • Organisational Review, Planning and Management Coaching for Auckland Theatre Company 1997-2003
  • Business management, leadership coaching and planning framework for Waipareira Trust and Waipareira Pasifika 2000 – 2005
  • Business and management advisor for major healthcare providers 1997 – 2001
  • Project manager and change/restructure advisor for Carter Holt Harvey 2000/01
  • Strategic IS/IT needs analyses for Auckland Healthcare 1999/2000
  • Management capability assessment New Zealand Customs Service 1999
  • Management and Leadership Development consulting services to Telecom Property Services, Telecom Corporate Services and Telecom Risk Management 1997 – 2000
  • Recruitment, Training and Leadership Capability – significant project involving all people and leadership related aspects of AUS$1b green field development of state of the art production facilities in Sydney, Australia 2012 – 2015
  • Recruitment of Chief Executive – for Western Bay of Plenty District Council 2013/14
  • Learning and Development Stocktake – across the Ministry of Social Development 2014
  • Report Development and Capability Review – Office of the Auditor General 2013
  • Learning and Development Review – ANZ and National Bank merger 2012
  • Learning and Development Review Governance Group external advisor Inland Revenue 2009 – 2011
  • Learning and Development Review Evaluation 2010/11
  • Organisation wide Capability, Learning and Development Review for Inland Revenue – 2008/09
  • Contact Centre induction programme review for Inland Revenue 2009
  • Customer and Product Innovation Group capability planning for Inland Revenue 2009
  • Competency and Training Development for Fletcher Challenge Golden Bay Cement Plant – 2007/08
  • Needs Analysis and Implementation of Training and Performance Support for Ministry of Justice Resource Management Act and Coastal Marine Areas Project – 2007
  • Needs Analysis and Implementation of Training and Performance Support for Ministry of Justice Coroner’s Act Implementation Project – 2007
  • Design and Project Management of online Management Qualifications for Private Training Provider – 2006 – 08
  • Training and development system for frontline officers, pilot for NZ Police – 2006/07
  • On job training design and implementation support for Fletcher Challenge Golden Bay Cement Plant – 2006
  • Training and Development Review, redesign, implementation for Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner 2002
  • Design of Project Management workshops, e – learning and system training for Royal and Sun Alliance 2002 and Guardian Trust 2003
  • Recruitment and retention/outsourcing analysis for Carter Holt Harvey 2000/01
  • Human Resources management audit for Forest Research Institute 2000
  • Human Resources review and design for Waipareira Trust 2000/01
  • Training and Development Review for Ministry of Defence 1999/2000
  • Development of Human Resource Strategic Plan Public Enterprise Fiji 1999
  • Support for implementation of financial management skills and performance review systems for CentrePort Ltd (Ports of Wellington) – 2010
  • Advice and Practical Support for Community Housing Providers – 2005 – 07
  • Leadership and Business Advisor for Telecom Mobile 2000 – 2010
  • Designer and advisor “World Class Customer Service” Air NZ 2006/07
  • Facilities review and property development for The Wilson Home Trust and Waitemata District Health Board 2004/05
  • Values Integration for Tauranga City Council – 2004
  • Strategic and business planning AUT – 1998/99
  • Review and redesign of Government housing initiatives 1999 and 2004
  • Comprehensive financial, property, human resource and general management review for special needs school for Ministry of Education 1998
  • Management and Corporate Governance advisory services for company and government heads in Niue, Cook Islands and Fiji 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Industry Representative and Developer Management Unit Standards development working party 1993 – 96