Andy joined the New Zealand Innovation Council as a Director in 2013. His key passion is helping business leaders and teams to implement new ideas to solve problems and create value. He is also a passionate speaker on innovation and raises the energy in any room as an innovation and design thinking coach.
Andy champions innovation and the people behind it at every turn. He celebrates innovative Kiwis and their ideas like it’s his job.
Louise is the Co-Founder and CEO of the New Zealand Innovation Council and Owner and Convenor of the NZ Innovators Awards. She is a leading innovation and commercialisation specialist, with over 16 years’ experience developing innovation programmes and managing innovation, new product development and marketing.
Louise is the woman with a vision: to see NZ businesses connected, thriving and supported by the best innovation ecosystem in the world. And she’s making it happen.
Jane is a senior marketing and events manager who has over 8 years of industry experience. She has a passion for all events – big and small – and thrives on bringing ideas and people together to create brilliant experiences. Jane leads NZIC events and takes care of the creative, experiential, and logistical elements to make sure you can focus on having a great time. And when she's not busy wowing crowds with events, she keeps the Council looking and sounding great as our marketing lead.
Jane is our party-starter. She creates the perfect events for you to connect with other innovators and celebrate how great you all are.
Innovation Community Manager, NZ Innovation Council
Fiona engages and supports the community at the core of our mission. She is passionate about connecting people, ideas and innovative organisations, and there’s no better place to bring these pieces together than NZ Innovation Council. Fiona has over 6 years’ experience working with community projects, non-profits and social enterprises across a variety of industries, and has a special interest in seeing how businesses can contribute to a better NZ for all.
Think of Fiona as your community wing-woman, here to find ways for you to match with someone or something that can help you on your growth journey.
18 Viaduct Harbour Ave Auckland
0800 2 INNOVATE (46668)