Board of Trustees
Andrew has been employed by Sport Waikato from early 2017 following a career in local government. His role at Sport Waikato is as General Manager of People and Communities which covers portfolios including Taakaro-Ora, Under 5 Energize, Project Energize and Active & Well. Andrew has spent the majority of his life in the Waikato and follows all things sport very closely! He’s particularly passionate about trail running and mountain biking, as well as exploring new places with his growing young family.
Hayley is a Chartered Accountant and senior manager at KPMG Hamilton, of which she has been a part for over 13 years. She has experience in all things accounting related, is passionate about making a difference to business through quality advisory work and currently works with a large number of clients across a range of sizes and industries. She has managed a large team within the Private Enterprise division and has experience in managing multiple projects and deadlines, service delivery and staff development. She is also on the KPMG National Communities Team, heading Corporate Social Responsibility for the Hamilton office. Hayley is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Golden Key Honour Society. Hayley had held the role of treasurer and is delighted to use her financial skills to contribute to the strategic direction of Progress to Health. She is proud of the work the organisation does in the community, supporting individuals to enhance mental and physical wellbeing. Outside of work, Hayley enjoys all things health and fitness related, architecture and renovations on her first home. And of course spending time with her family, including fiancé and two young boys who keep her on her toes.
Michael’s work has always focussed on health care and education, mainly attached to health professional programmes: undergraduate/postgraduate nursing, child protection, control and restraint management. Michael started as a registered general nurse and registered sick children’s nurse in the UK. He has a strong history as a practitioner and academic in child protection and also of quality improvement implementation within the NHS and Department of Health, England.
Over his career Michael has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals in health around quality improvement initiatives. He is a peer reviewer to Child Abuse Review and the Journal of Child Health Care.
As a leading non-government organisation, Michael is impressed with Progress to Health’s focus on recovery and reintegration for consumers into their communities. It is this over-arching philosophy that drives his contribution to its future strategic direction and success.
Michael is a keen tramper (former Chairman of Land Search and Rescue: Hamilton), winter climber and cyclist enjoying road, mountain and track racing. To support his interest in landscape photography Michael is completing a Diploma of Photography. He is President of the Cambridge Racquets Club and, when he has spare time, enjoys relaxing with family and friends for a barbecue and cold drink.