Pou whakatere (deputy secretary, Māori)
- Appointed on November 3, 2020.
- Qualified teacher who led alternative education programmes addressing the learning needs of at-risk youth and young offenders.
- Deep and broad connections with iwi Māori, focused on helping strengthen relationships through engagement and partnership.
- Of Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Ngāti Kahungunu, and Ngāi Tahu descent.
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