Programme
Team

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Programme Team

Helene Malandain (Ākina)  Lead, Capability Building

Helene Malandain (Ākina)
Lead, Capability Building

Clementine Baker (Ākina)  Lead, Impact

Clementine Baker (Ākina)
Lead, Impact

Jackson Rowland (Ākina)  Lead, Finance and Legal

Jackson Rowland (Ākina)
Lead, Finance and Legal

Sean Barnes (Ākina)  Lead, Social Procurement

Sean Barnes (Ākina)
Lead, Social Procurement

Maria Harris  (Department of Internal Affairs)  Senior Operations Analyst

Maria Harris
(Department of Internal Affairs)
Senior Operations Analyst

Tess Hogg (Ākina)  Programme Manager

Tess Hogg (Ākina)
Programme Manager

Ed Watson (Ākina)  Lead, Communications

Ed Watson (Ākina)
Lead, Communications

Frances Aiken  (Department of Internal Affairs)  Operations Analyst

Frances Aiken
(Department of Internal Affairs)
Operations Analyst

Sector Working Group

An evolving group representing the needs and views of the the wider social, Māori and community enterprise sectors.

Matthew Luxon  CENT

Matthew Luxon
CENT

Teresa Tepania-Ashton  Māori Women’s Welfare Development Inc

Teresa Tepania-Ashton
Māori Women’s Welfare Development Inc

Cliff Colquhoun  CBEC

Cliff Colquhoun
CBEC

Louise Aitken  Ākina

Louise Aitken
Ākina

Shay Wright  Te Whare Hukahuka

Shay Wright
Te Whare Hukahuka

Liam McLeavey  Pathways Horowhenua

Liam McLeavey
Pathways Horowhenua

Nicola Patrick  Thrive Whanganui, Hubs

Nicola Patrick
Thrive Whanganui, Hubs

Gareth Cartwright  Community Energy Network

Gareth Cartwright
Community Energy Network

 

Programme Governance

The Cross Agency Advisory Group provides additional programme advice and advocacy for social enterprise across Government. This group is led by the Department of Internal Affairs and includes members from a wide range of government agencies including the The Treasury, the Ministry of Primary Industries, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Social Development and the Ministry for the Environment, among others.

A programme Governance Group consisting of senior members from the Department of Internal Affairs and Ākina, provides additional governance advice. The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Hon Poto Williams, is the Minister responsible for the programme.