About Us

Our People

Meet the team at Great South.

great south team

Our Board.

ian collier bw
Ian Collier
jason franklin bw
Jason Franklin
jeff grant bw
Jeff Grant
Lucy Griffiths SRDA
Lucy Griffiths
peter heenan bw
Peter Heenan
rachel lindsay bw
Rachel Lindsay
Maria Perra SRDA 2
Maria Pera

Management Team.

chami abeysinghe bw
Chami Abeysinghe
Chief Executive
steve canny bw
Steve Canny
GM Strategic Projects
bobbi brown bw
Bobbi Brown
Regional Strategy
mark frood bw
Mark Frood
GM Tourism and Events
suzanne hotton bw
Suzanne Hotton
Corporate Services

Business Team.

dale booth
Dale Booth
Regional Business Partner Network Team Manager
sarah mcpherson bw
Sarah McPherson
Business Growth Executive
elizabeth clark bw
Elizabeth Wyatt
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
renata gill bw
Renata Gill
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
anna star
Anna Star
Fiordland Community Wellbeing Coordinator
alexa bw
Alexa Smith
Fiordland Community Wellbeing Coordinator

Strategic Projects Team.

paula lopez bw
Paula Lopez
Sustainability Planner
jongwook kim bw
Jongwook Kim
Strategic Projects Engineer
julian almanzar bw
Julian Almanzar
Geoscience / GIS Analyst Intern
jessika otero bw
Jessika Otero
Advanced Geospatial Analyst

Tourism Team.

amie young bw
Amie Young
Destination Development Manager
anke ruwette bw
Anke Ruwette
Tourism Marketing Manager
roz hawkes hermann bw
Roz Hawkes-Hermann
Visit Fiordland Tourism and Communication Executive

Events Team.

karen witham bw
Karen Witham
Conference and Events Manager
hannah wallis bw
Hannah Wallis
Fiordland Events Coordinator
Oli Cameron BW
Oli Cameron
City Centre Coordinator
janine daniel bw
Janine Daniel
Business Development Executive

Regional Strategy Team.

mike potter bw
Mike Potter
Data and Insights Analyst

Corporate Services Team.

bronwyn affleck bw
Bronwyn Affleck
Administration Manager
Ella Bergkessel
Graphic Designer
leon hastie bw v2
Leon Hastie
Web and IT Support
rhonda twomey bw
Rhonda Twomey
Front Desk administrator
coby dowling bw
Coby Dowling
Management Accountant