OUR PEOPLE


As the home and voice of Canterbury business, we are here to help. Our people have been carefully selected to represent and support the needs across our diverse business community, each bringing their extensive knowledge to help Canterbury business thrive.

As a member of The Chamber, you are entitled to complimentary advice from our team of experts. Not a member? Contact our membership team to hear more about what we can do for your business.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

LEEANN WATSON

CEO
Phone: 03 353 0305

 

MICHAELA BLACKLOCK

General Manager
Phone: 03 353 0309

 

CLAIRE MCOSCAR

Executive Office Manager
Phone: 03 353 4167

KIRSTEN WICK

Communications and Advocacy Advisor
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

 

MEMBERSHIP TEAM

EBONY WILSON

Customer Experience Manager
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

NICOLE PERRY

Partnerships Manager
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

SUSAN FRANKLIN

Customer Experience and Support Coordinator
Phone: 03 353 0315

ANNE JAMIESON

Accounts and Member Liaison
Phone: 03 353 0315

BUSINESS GROWTH TEAM

SHIRLEY VAN WAVERAN

Business Growth Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0316

ROB LAWRENCE

Business Growth Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0307

JASON MACRAE

Business Growth Advisor
Phone: 027 576 0771

JORIS DE VOCHT

Business Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0310

 

JOHN HAMILTON

Business Advisor
Phone: 027 275 4190 

 

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE TEAM

SHIRLEY VAN WAVERAN

Business and International Trade Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0316

KRUPA PANCHAL

Export Documentation Advisor
Phone: 03 366 5096

 

MANUFACTURERS' NETWORK TEAM

DIETER ADAM

Executive Director
Phone: 027 495 3276

 

WORKPLACE RELATIONS TEAM

MELICIA CLOUGH

Advisory and Consultancy Manager
Phone: 03 353 0312

 

KEITH WOODROOF

Human Resources and Employment Relations Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0313

MEGAN TE KAHU

Human Resources and Employment Relations Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0301

HEALTH AND SAFETY TEAM

HELEN MASON

Health and Safety Consultant
Phone: 03 353 0304

ALAN BOSWELL

Health and Safety Consultant
Phone: 03 353 0308

MIGRANT SUPPORT/SKILLSCONNECT TEAM

LISA BURDES

SkillsConnect Business Advisor
Phone: 03 353 4166

NICOLA PRINCE

Employment Coordinator
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT TEAM

MELANY-JANE DAVIES

Service Development Manager
Phone: 03 353 4169

 

KELLY MACKINTOSH

Learning and Development Advisor
Phone: 03 353 0302

 

MARY BOTTING

Training Coordinator
Phone: 03 353 0306

ALEXIA FERGUSON-LEES

Training Coordinator
Phone: 03 353 0303

EVENTS TEAM

HOLLY ANDREWS

Event Manager
Phone: 03 353 4163

LAURA NUTLEY

Event Manager
Phone: 03 353 0303

REBECCA COOPER

Temp Event Manager
Phone:03 366 5096

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

SARAH TOWNSEND

Marketing Manager
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

 

HANNAH PEARCE

Marketing Specialist
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

KIRSTEN WICK

Communications and Advocacy Advisor
Phone: 0800 50 50 96

 

FINANCE TEAM

WENDY CLARKE

Finance Manager
Phone: 03 353 0311

 

ANNE JAMIESON

Accounts & Member Liaison
Phone: 03 353 0315

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TEAM

RACHEL MCCANN

Executive Assistant
Phone: 03 353 0319

 

MONICA SHEPHERD

Receptionist/Administrator
Phone: 03 366 5096

AMY KING

Administrator
Phone: 03 366 5096