Recent gigs and experience.

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

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

Startup Activator at Ministry of Awesome

April 2017 – June 2018 

Best job title ever! I coached start-ups and facilitated workshops on the Lean startup methodology.

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

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

Prior to this, while still working on New Media Design, I founded and developed Raw Evolution Bar, an organic superfood bar that is sold in yoga studios and organic stores nationwide and  co-founded Revolution Food Company, an online company selling organic and raw food.

Education and Certification

  • 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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