Recent gigs and experience.

Programme Director for Electrify Accelerator

April 2022 – Aug 2022

The Electrify Women Founders Accelerator is a competitive startup accelerator that turbocharges the progress of woman-led startup ventures from early-stage to potentially investable over the course of the 12-week programme. It was NZ's first ever whole ecosystem backed startup accelerator made for woman founders and backed by Aotearoa's leading investors, government, and startup enablers.

Key responsibilities

  • Programme design 
  • Event MC and facilitation
  • Coaching and supporting teams
  • Mentor and VC relationship development

Strategy and Culture Consultant at Jix Creative Tech Agency

Jan 2022 – Present

Jix Creative Tech Agency are the leading experts in immersive and interactive technology in Aotearoa. They build cutting-edge immersive and interactive solutions for global clients and take impact and equity into the metaverse.

Key responsibilities

  • Organisational design 
  • Culture, people and teams
  • Leadership development

Programme Strategy and Facilitation at Boma New Zealand

May 2018 – Present

I lead the execution of our live and online programmes, host events, coach speakers, and spearhead programme development and strategy.

Key responsibilities

  • Leading the development of leadership programmes and workshops for executives, directors and educators
  • Facilitating and developing workshops and events
  • Creating digital content


  • Developing and facilitating workshops for ChChNZ, IAG, Ara, Future of Learning, Rangi Ruru faculty
  • Developing and facilitating content for the year-long education fellowship and leading the San Francisco tour to IDEO, Stanford and GoogleX

Startup Activator at Ministry of Awesome

April 2017 – June 2018 

Best job title ever! I coached start-ups and facilitated workshops on entrepreneurship.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitating workshops and hosting events in the start-up space
  • Coaching early-stage entrepreneurs


  • Hosting the weekly startup event “Coffee & Jam”
  • Developing and facilitating community hack-a-thons

Founder and Designer at New Media Design

2002 - present 

My main gig, turned side-hustle. I founded this branding and design company in London in 2002 and have designed and built hundreds of websites, logos, brands and print material for clients around the world.

Key responsibilities

  • Graphic and website design
  • Website development and programming
  • Project management
  • Strategy and ideation
  • Client consultancy
  • Business management
  • Marketing and administration

Freelance facilitation

Worked with various organisations across Aotearoa as an MC, facilitator and consultant


  • “Queer identities and allyship” workshop development and facilitation for Citizens Advice Bureau, Auckland 2021
  • MC, TEDx Christchurch, 2019
  • “Start Me Up” facilitator for Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Awesome, 2020
  • MC, Canterbury Tech Summit, 2019

Founder at Raw Evolution 

August 2014 – March 2017

I founded and developed Raw Evolution Bar, an organic superfood bar that is sold in yoga studios and organic stores nationwide 

Key responsibilities

  • Product development and manufacturing
  • Branding and design
  • Marketing, Sales


  • Successfully sold bars all around Aotearoa
  • Sold the business after 5 years

Co-founder at Revolution Food Company

Dec 2011 – July 2015

I co-founded Revolution Food Company, an online retail store selling organics, local and raw foods

Key responsibilities

  • Business development, Logistics
  • Branding, design and ecommerce development
  • Marketing, Sales

Education and Certification

  • 2022Scrum Master Certification

  • 2021'Conflict Management with Emotional Intelligence' certificate

  • 2021'Nonviolent Communication (NVC): Resolving Conflicts and Improving Relationships' certificate

  • 2021'Psychology of Diversity and Unconscious Bias' Certificate

  • 2021'Become a Futurist’ certificate

    From Metafuture
  • 2019Dare to Lead™ trained

  • 2019Action Surge™ Master Actioneer

  • 2017NLP Master Practitioner

    From Worldwide Institute of NLP Sydney,
  • 2017Certificate in Life Coaching

    From Learning Cloud
  • 2018Certificate in Nutrition & Health Coaching Psychology, Behaviour Change & Wellbeing Management

    From Cadence Health
  • 2016Certificate in Breakthrough Life Coaching

    From NZ Life Coaching
  • 2013Certificate in Practical Counselling Skills

    From David Garb
  • 2014Certificate in Transactional Analysis

    From Training and Certification Council
  • 2000Diploma of Internet Technology

    From The National College of Design and Technology,

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