Advisory Board

Mikee Santos

Chair, Migrante Aotearoa Mikee Santos is the Chair of Migrante Aotearoa, a grass-root, non-profit organisation that advances the rights and welfare of Filipino Migrants in New Zealand. After his move to Auckland from Manila in 2013, his vulnerability as a […]

Nikhil Ravishankar

Chief Digital Officer, Vector Nikhil Ravishankar has been appointed by Vector in the executive role of Chief Digital Officer. The new role will be responsible for managing Vector’s IT function and digital strategy and will work across the group to […]

Mitchell Pham

Co-founder, Director and head of Sales & Marketing of the Augen Software Group in New Zealand Mitchell Pham is a Vietnamese-Kiwi business & social entrepreneur.  He is a Co-founder, Director and head of Sales & Marketing of the Augen Software […]

Ziena Jalil

Consulting Partner, SenateSHJ Ziena is an award-winning brand, communications and reputation management strategist, and has supported some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses to grow their reputations and revenues. She has advised Ministers, senior officials, and C-suite executives. Before joining SenateSHJ, […]

Terry Lee

Managing Director, Milk New Zealand Management Ltd Terry immigrated to New Zealand in 2003 with more than 25 years of experience in various investment fields including acquisitions and private equity fund management in China andother overseas countries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Pengxin Investment Limited and re-joined […]

Steven Song

Chief Financial Officer, Oregon Group Limited Steven Song is the Chief Financial Officer for Oregon Group Limited, a private investment holding company with diversified interests in forestry, land development, salmon farming and plastics manufacturing. He is currently involved in the preparation […]

Mai Chen


Mai Chen is Managing Partner at Chen Palmer Public and Employment Law Specialists. She is also currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Auckland School of Law, Director on the BNZ Board, Chair of NZ Asian Leaders and Superdiverse Women. […]

Ming Lim-Pollard

Independent Director & Founding Director of Endeavour Services Limited Endeavour Services Limited is a licensed financial service provider, funding vehicle to facilitate access to domestic and offshore investors for New Zealand & South Pacific corporates. Ming also currently serves as Director on several […]

Sameer Handa

Director, Investor & an experienced Business Leader Sameer is a Mechanical Engineer by trade with an MBA from Sydney University.  Sameer has extensive experience in management and leadership roles in various countries through several industries. Sameer possesses a good knowledge and […]

Lisa Li

Managing Director of China Travel Service (NZ) Ltd Lisa was born in northwest China’s Qinghai Province and grew up in Xian where she obtained a BA in 1992 from Shaanxi Normal University and commenced her career with China Travel Service.  […]

David Tse

Director of Sales and Marketing, Jade David is a strategic thinker in the field of digital innovation, gleaned from over 28 years in senior management, sales and marketing positions in the technology sector. A high achieving professional, he is a […]

Carolyn Luey

Consumer Director, Vodafone NZ Carolyn Luey is the Consumer Director, Vodafone NZ. Before this, Carolyn was the General Manager, Enterprise Solutions & New Zealand at MYOB and is responsible for MYOB in New Zealand and its Enterprise Solutions business across Australia […]