BOARD & ADMINISTRATION

NZSO Patron

Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO
Governor-General of New Zealand


NZSO Board

Laurence Kubiak Chair
Clare Murray
Hon Chris Finlayson QC
Claire Szabó
Geoff Dangerfield
Ainsley Walter
Edwin Read
Carmel Walsh


NZSO Support Team

Peter Biggs CNZM Chief Executive
Kerry Verberne Executive Assistant

ORCHESTRA DELIVERY
Jane Bulpin Director Orchestra Delivery
Heikki Mohell Senior Operations Manager
Rachel McLarin Senior Manager Orchestra 
Rebecca Zarb Assistant Orchestra Manager
Steve Blennerhassett Production & Transport Manager
Jonas Anderson Production & Touring Coordinator
Kurt Gibson Stage Manager
Nicola Rudd Travel and Tours Executive

STRATEGY & CORPORATE SERVICES
Kaine Thompson Director: Strategy & Corporate Services
Claire Wackrow Senior Manager Commercial & Partnerships
Craig Thorne Senior Manager Projects
Bernadine Lynch Senior Manager HR
Nicole Andrews Payroll Coordinator
Hannah Sellars Executive Coordinator
Lisa Dobbie Senior Manager Finance
Richard Grant Acting Senior Manager - Strategy & Corporate
John Fitzgerald Accountant & ICT Administrator
Peter Fenwick Accounts & Office Coordinator

DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORTER ENGAGEMENT
Kaine Thompson Director: Development & Supporter Engagement
Penelope England Senior Manager Development
Bianca Lindstrom Partnerships Executive
Zac Johns Fundraising Executive
Chantal Woodfine Trust and Foundations Executive
Rachel Hamilton Sponsorship Servicing Executive

ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING, INNOVATION & AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT
Kirsten Mason Director: Artistic Programming, Innovation and Audience Engagement
Adán Tijerina Senior Manager Marketing & Audience Engagement
Craig Child Marketing Manager
Krizelle Lacson Marketing Executive
Tom Cardy Publicist
Greta Easen Ticketing & Subscriptions Manager
Michael Pickering CRM & Ticketing Administrator
Graeme Browne Ticketing & Subscriptions Assistant
Marcus Jackson Community Manager
Lucrecia Colominas Senior Manager Artistic Planning
Keith Moss Scheduling Executive
Carolina Borges Artistic Administrator
Chris Turner Music Librarian
Brendan Agnew Assistant Music Librarian
Leah Thomas Artistic Assistant
Simon Brew Senior Manager Education & Outreach
Sophia Acheson Education & Outreach Coordinator
Reuben Chin Education & Outreach Coordinator

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
David Paligora Auckland Representative
Saskia Purllant Tauranga Representative
Christine Hainstock ONZM South Island Representative

STUDENT AMBASSADORS
Hannah Everingham University of Canterbury
Greta Rowan-Paul University of Otago


The NZSO Foundation Trustees

Peter Rowe Chair
Peter Diessl Deputy Chair ONZM
Christine Hainstock ONZM
Gaye Gardner

Gerald Johnstone
Paul McArthur
Ross Steele

Ainsley Walter
Daniel Wong

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