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 million over 10 years.
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 Oceans and Antarctica. 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 years.
Founding Curator, Global Shapers on behalf of the World Economic Forum
Founding Curator of New Zealand's first Hub of Global Shapers as nominated by the World Economic Forum. The Global Shapers are a global network of 7,000 young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.
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.
The B Team
Co-founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, The B Team’s 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. Its 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.
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 across Aotearoa, New Zealand.