Board Member, Sustainable Seas, National Science Challenge

  • Bringing together 150 researchers to work on 30 projects across 26 organisations the mission of the Sustainable Seas is to enhance the use of vast marine resources while ensuring our marine environment is understood and wisely used for the benefit of all, now and into the future. Funded to $71.1 M over 10 Yrs.

Board Member, The Deep South: Our Changing Climate, National Science Challenge

  • The mission of The Deep South is to enable New Zealanders to adapt, manage risk and thrive in a changing climate. Central to the mission is a production of a new 'Earth System Model' (a mathematical model of the earth's natural systems) which will be enhanced by real observations in the Southern Oceana and Antartica. Building an Earth System Model of this scale will provide a breakthrough in the understanding how the planet works. Funded to $51.1 Million over 10 Yrs.

Board Chair, The Intersect Trust

  • A collaborative network and digital platform for purposeful young people. Intersect enabled 3,500 young New Zealanders to step more fully into purpose and have maximum positive impact in the world. Young people of The Intersect Trust spun out a number of recognised new ventures such as Enspiral, Loomio, Frocks on Bikes, and Aotearoa350.

Previous Advisory Roles

The B Team

  • Founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, The B Team vision for the future is a world in which the purpose of business is to become a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit.  It's mission is to catalyse a movement of business leaders to drive a better way of doing business for the wellbeing of people and the planet.

Founding Curator, Global Shapers on behalf of the World Economic Forum

  • Founding Curator of NZ's first Hub in Auckland City. The Global Shapers are a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.

Million Metres Streams, by The Sustainable Business Network

  • Making it easy to invest in the health of our waterways. Planting a million metres of native trees and shrubs.