Our People

Mai Chen

Founder of NZ Asian Leaders

Mai is Adjunct Professor at the University of Auckland School of Law. She was previously Adjunct Professor in Commercial and Public Law at the University of Auckland Business School. Chen Palmer won the Best Boutique Law Firm in 2010, and […]

Thomas Song

Deputy Chair Leader, NZ Asian Leaders

Malaysian Chinese, Thomas Song came to New Zealand in 1990 as Managing Director to set up Ernslaw One Limited. Currently the company is a subsidiary of Oregon Group Limited. The group is currently the fourth largest plantation forest owner in […]

Karinia Lee

CE, NZ Asian Leaders

Chief Executive, NZ Asian Leaders Wai-O-Hua; Te Rarawa Karinia, NZ born Maori, European and third generation Chinese, is the Chief Executive of NZ Asian Leaders, membership based organisation, identifying , inviting  and providing a platform for Asian leaders, established, emerging […]

Priti Garude

Marketing and Communications Manager

Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Priti moved to New Zealand three years ago and has since worked with some of the most diverse and inspiring leaders in New Zealand. An agile thinker who thrives on working in a challenging […]