Board Appointments

  • Board Member, Sustainable Seas

    • 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.  This challenge brings together 150 researchers to work on 30 world leading projects across 26 organisations.
  • Board Member, The Deep South

    • 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 global breakthrough in the understanding how the planet works. The Earth System Model has been quoted as being one of the most complex and creative endeavours humans have ever sought to create. 
  • Board Chair, The Intersect Trust

    • World leading network and digital platform which enabled young people to step into purpose and have maximum positive impact in the world.  The Intersect Trust achieved its mission, spun out a number of globally recognised new ventures and is now in hibernation. 

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.
  • The Arts Foundation

    • Boosted -a crowd funding platform for the arts.  Supporting the creative industries through enabling projects to be supported by the crowd

  • Sustainable Business Network

    • Million Metres Streams. Helping to raise funds to get large scale plantings across waterways.