Our Masterton-based management team supports our team of expert facilitators and advisors to deliver our programmes throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our team brings their own expertise and first-hand understanding of the power of standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our programme participants to provide a rich learning experience and ongoing support and connection.
- Lisa Sims
- Rachel Morgan
- Anna-Corinna Benz
- Bronwen Rutland
Lisa Sims - General Manager
Rachel Morgan - Programme Manager
As a longstanding member of our team since 2012, Rachel has worked in a variety of roles and has rich knowledge of our culture, people, systems and processes.
Rachel has a Bachelor of Business Studies in Communications Management. She is currently our Programme Manager and looks after the organisations finance and systems.
Previously sheep and beef farming in Tiraumea, Matahiwi and Bideford, she is now based in Masterton raising her two daughters.
Anna-Corinna Benz - Office Manager
Anna-Corinna originally comes from a hospitality family in the German Nahe wine region, where she grew up with an intrinsic passion for food and wine. After graduating from business school, she spent over a decade travelling the world working in Cyprus, Austria, Australia, and the Caribbean.
She fell in love with Aotearoa when she arrived in 2015 to manage a start-up café & restaurant. Working in the New Zealand wine industry for 6 years saw Corinna develop strong connections with the sector and its people.
Corinna holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a particular interest in women’s health and wellbeing.
Bronwen Rutland - Relationships and projects
Bron joins the team to support projects and deliverables for key programmes and to manage the day-to-day relationships with our partners. Bron has extensive experience in partnership management working in associations, not-for-profits and other organisations in this space. Also an event management professional, Bron has managed several events end-to-end of all sizes, has experience in marketing, projects and strategy development.
Working with a range of stakeholders to achieve success for a project is where Bron thrives.