BOARD & ADMINISTRATION

NZSO Board

Ainsley Walter Chair
Hon Chris Finlayson QC
Edwin Read
Wilma Smith 
Claire Szabó

Carmel Walsh
Margaret Harris 
Future Director Programme


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
Kurt Gibson Stage Manager

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
Benny Meszaros Senior Payroll Officer
Hannah Sellars Executive Coordinator
Lisa Dobbie Senior Manager Finance
Anthony Lisner FMIS Implementation Lead
Chris White Financial Accountant
Tammy Shimolina Accounts Administrator
Kelly Butler Travel & Tours Executive

DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORTER ENGAGEMENT
Kaine Thompson Director: Development & Supporter Engagement
Carleen Ebbs Senior Manager: Development 
Penelope England Principal Adviser Fundraising
Chantal Woodfine Development Manager - Auckland
Zac Johns Fundraising 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
Tom Cardy Publicist
Sola Tuo Marketing Executive
Phoebe Tuxford Community Manager 
Michael Pickering Ticketing & Memberships Manager
Gina Heidekruger Event Coordinator – Member Services
Graeme Browne Ticketing & Memberships Assistant
Lucrecia Colominas Senior Manager Artistic Planning
Keith Moss Scheduling Executive
Carolina Borges Artistic Administrator
Reuben Brown Artistic Coordinator
Brendan Agnew Music Librarian
Karla Norton Associate Music Librarian
Simon Brew Senior Manager Education & Outreach
Nicola Rudd Education & Outreach Programme Manager
Sophia Acheson Education & Outreach Coordinator
Reuben Chin Education & Outreach Coordinator

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
Alex King 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

Dame Patsy Reddy Chair
Hon Chris Finlayson QC
Christine Hainstock ONZM
Dame Bronwen Holdsworth DNZM
Paul McArthur
Bill Moran
Ross Steele
Ainsley Walter
Daniel Wong

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