Co-founder and owner of successful Fintech company, Tax Traders as well as a Director in a number of settings including not-for-profit and education. A lawyer by background, Nicola is keenly interested in workplace culture and the importance of creating a work environment where people flourish. She is a Director of The Parenting Place, a charity resource for Kiwi parents.
Broadcaster, journalist and writer with 35 years in television, radio and print news and current affairs. She writes for the Sunday Star Times/Stuff.co.nz and in February 2018 launched the #metooNZ project with Stuff, leading a team investigating sexual harassment in New Zealand workplaces. Ali was a finalist in the 2017 Women of Influence Awards for her work mentoring young women in broadcasting, and in the LGBTQI community.
MELISSA CLARK REYNOLDS, ONZM
Digital Strategist and Professional Director with 25 years experience as an entrepreneur and in the business start-up community. She has been CEO of a number of Technology companies, is a Governor of Radio NZ, and sits on the Boards of Kiwi Insurance, Jasmax, and Beef and Lamb NZ. Melissa represented New Zealand at the APEC Forum on encouraging Women Entrepreneurs. She was a judge for EY Entrepreneur of the Year (2000 & 2004), was featured in Her Business magazine's Hall of Fame and was named as one of the 150 most powerful women in New Zealand Business (Unlimited Magazine, 2002).
Rachel’s first cousin, Rosamund has seen first-hand the toll the court actions of the past four years have taken on Rachel. She was support person at the 2015 Human Rights Tribunal hearing brought by Rachel over Mr Craig’s breaches of a confidentiality settlement, the findings of which were made public. Rosamund joined the trust as a key liaison to ensure Rachel’s wishes and well-being underpin our work. Rosamund has enjoyed parallel careers in corporate I.T. and working as a freelancer and natural health practitioner.