Sheryne has had over 6 years of professional experience working in the sport and recreation sector. Her previous roles have included working at Auckland Council in the Sport and Recreation Department, Sport Auckland (a Regional Sport Trust) and WSP.
Currently, Sheryne is working as a consultant at SGL, a specialist sport and recreation company, and has also started her own sport and recreation consultancy; SLS&R Consultants. Her role as a consultant is a combination of strategy, planning, management and leadership predominately focusing in sport and recreation.
Sheryne has also recently completed her Master of Business in Sport Leadership and Management at AUT.
Sheryne’s master’s research also caught the eye of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono, which named her as one of its 25 young people to watch in 2019. Sheryne was nominated in the sport category of the Asia New Zealand 25 to Watch Award for her Master of Business thesis, which focused on the topic ‘How does a facilitator’s perspective of cultural intelligence influence Chinese sport and recreation participation?’.
At present, Sheryne is also a Commitee Member on the Recreation Aotearoa Auckland/Northland Region.