Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications and Completed Courses

Summary of Tertiary Qualifications

  • Master of Management 2000 University of Auckland
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Arts Management 1995 University of Auckland
  • Certificate in Higher Education 1995 UNITEC Institute of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (90 credits) UNITEC Institute of Technology
  • Masters paper Social Policy Research and Evaluation 2002 Massey University

Professional Education and Training 1991 – 2007

  • “Speed of Trust” training with Stephen Covey Utah 2009
  • Structural Consulting – Vermont USA 2005 and 2007
  • Search Conference – facilitating community groups to find 3rd alternative solutions to issues.
  • Performance appraisal – UNITEC school of education
  • Coach training – The Results Group
  • Project Management – University of Auckland, Business School
  • Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management, University of Auckland, Executive Programmes
  • Strategic Planning, University of Auckland Executive Programmes
  • Inside Out Change, University of Auckland Executive Programmes
  • Remuneration Strategy, University of Auckland Executive Programmes
  • Executive Leadership, University of Auckland, Executive Programmes
  • Accelerated Planning Technique – Personal Effectiveness Consultants
  • Strategic Financial Analysis – Institute of Management
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi – lead by Haare Williams x 2
  • Management and Leadership – Team Building and Team Leading New Zealand – Institute of Management

Scholarships and Awards

  • 1998 – Her Majesty’s Theatre Scholarship to complete a Masters Degree at the University of Auckland
  • 1999 – Aotea Centre Performing Arts Trust study grant to attend two Arts Management Conferences in the UK and visit Theatres, Universities and Colleges.

Professional Memberships

  • Arts Advocates Auckland – Executive Committee 1988 – 2000
  • New Zealand Institute of Management – Accredited Member since 2000
  • Sustainable Business Network – Member
  • International Facilitators Association – Member
  • Arts, Aesthetics, Creativity, Organisations Research Network – Member

Conferences attended (sample)

  • National Research Symposium ‘Innovation arts-media-design’ Queensland University, October 2001 and May 2002
  • Breakthroughs – 9th Global Conference on Thinking Auckland January 2001
  • International Arts Managers Conference, College of Physicians, London April 2000
  • Global Arts Beyond 2000, Auckland 1999
  • Marketing Tertiary Education – 1995
  • The Future of Tertiary Education – 1993

Other Experience

Owned, sailed and maintained my own yachts 1975 – 1993. Sailed from Britain to Greece, Turkey, the Levant, across the Atlantic and cruised the Caribbean covering more than 25,000 nautical miles including deliveries, chartering and racing.

Master of a Pleasure Yacht – Ocean.

Community Activities and Voluntary Work

  • Massey High School Cycling Sponsorship coordinator (current 2010)
  • Awakening the Dreamer – Symposium Facilitator (current 2010)
  • The Performing Arts School of New Zealand – Executive Committee (up til 2008)
  • The Association of Performing Arts at Western Springs College- management committee (up til 2008)
  • Waitakere Arts and Cultural Development Trust –founding Trustee and consultant
  • Teaching administration and management skills to sports and arts clubs and societies (1992 -96)
  • Consultant to arts organisations including Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust (founding years)
  • Teaching blind and disabled persons to sail (1984)