Pro Vice-Chancellors and College Staff

College of Creative Arts

Wellington Campus

Pro Vice-Chancellor

1996 Professor Claire Robinson, BDes, BA(Hons), PhD

Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

1993 Professor Tony Parker, DipID WP, MDes RCA Lond., MCSD UK, MDINZ

Director of Doctoral Research

2001 Professor Sally J. Morgan, BA(Hons) Sheff.Hallam, MA Warw., KASKA Antwerp

Kaihautū Toi Māori - Director of Māori Arts

2001 Associate Professor Ngataiharuru Taepa, BMVA, MMVA

Director Academic

1996 Associate Professor Rebecca Sinclair, BSc Auck., BArch(Hons), MArch Auck.

Director Postgraduate Studies (Pre-Doctoral)

2016 Professor Tim Brennan, BA(Hons) Humb., LUHDFA UCL., MA Warw., PhD Sund.

Director: Partners and Projects

2009 Anna Brown, BA Well., BFA Cant., MDes

Academic Registrar

2005 Teresa Hartley

Business Manager

2017 Sarah Hutchings, BBS, BA Well., CA

College External Relations Account Manager

2016 Heather Crichton, BDes(Hons), BBS, DipBBS

College of Health

Pro Vice-Chancellor

2017 Professor Jane Mills, GradCertEd James Cook, BN Tas., MN Tas., MEd C.Sturt, PhD Monash

Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor

2004 Leanne Menzies

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor

2015 Professor Jill McCutcheon, BSc, DVM Guelph, PhD, WSU

Associate Dean Higher Degree Research

2000 Professor Marlena Kruger, MSc NWU, PhD S.Af.Med.

Associate Dean Learning and Teaching

Appointment pending

Associate Dean Māori

Appointment pending

Associate Dean Research

1985 Associate Professor Ian S. Laird, DipHEd, MSc Lond., PhD, MRSH

Associate Dean International Relations

2011 Sarah Shultz, MEd., PhD Temple

Business Services Manager

2001 Julie Dunlop, BBS

Business Finance Team Leader

2016 Elisabeth Hollier, CA

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Pro Vice-Chancellor

1979 Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, DipEd Auck., BA Well., PGDipArts Otago, MA Otago, MSc Brist., PhD

Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor

1996 Karen O'Hagan, BBS

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor

2015 Professor Chris Gallavin, LLB(Hons) Cant., PhD Hull

Business Manager

1985 Heather Tootell, CA

Director Academic Programmes

1996 Jenny Coleman, BA(Hons), PhD Cant.

Director Teaching and Learning

1989 Associate Professor Lisa E. Emerson, MA, PhD

Regional Director (Auckland)

1979 Professor Peter J Lineham, BD Otago, MA Cant.DPhil Sus.

Regional Director (Wellington)

2016 Germana Nicklin, PGDipSS Well., PhD Well.

Research Director

1983 Professor Cynthia J. White, DipTESL Well., BA(Hons) Well., PhD

Director Bachelor of Arts (Programme)

2006 Margaret Forster, BSc, GradDipMāoriDev, MSc, PhD

Director Bachelor of Arts (External Connections)

1998 Professor Richard Shaw, BSW, MA, PhD

International Advisor

2015 Djhoanna Lambert, BCom

College of Sciences

Pro Vice-Chancellor

2015 Professor Raymond Geor, BVSc, MVSc Sask., PhD Ohio State, Diplomate ACVIM, AVCSMR, ACVN(Hon)

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor - Academic

1996 Professor Simon B. Hall, MSc, PhD Auck., CChem, FRSC, FNZIC, MRSNZ, MInstD

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor - Research

2004 Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD Mich., FRSNZ, FAMS, FNZMS

Director Teaching and Learning

2001 Elizabeth J. Norman, BVSc(Hons) Syd., MVM Glas., EdD, MRCVS, MANZCVS

Manager Professional Services

2015 Raewyn Eastwood, BPhEd, DipTchg, MBA

Manager Projects and Business

1980 Heather A. Murphy, BSc

Manager Risk and Teaching Laboratory

2007 Brian Best, PGDipOSH

Programme Directors


1987 Iona A. McCarthy, BAgrSc, DipBusAdmin, MBS, SPINZ


1988 James P. Millner, MAgrSc, PhD


1991 Professor Robyn Phipps, BBSc Well., BArch(Hons) Well., PhD

Engineering and Technology

2002 Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta, BE India, MEE Eindhoven, PhD, SMIEEE

Food Technology

1998 Associate Professor Marie Wong, BTech(Hons), PhD, FNZIFST

Information Sciences

1994 Associate Professor Chris Scogings, MSc Natal, PhD, MIEET, MBCS, MACM, MSAICS


1992 Associate Professor Alastair W. Robertson, BSc(Hon) Otago, PhD Cant.

Dean, Veterinary Science

2002 Associate Professor Jennifer F. Weston, BVSc, BPhil, PhD, PGDipEdAdminLead

Massey Business School

Pro Vice-Chancellor

2012Professor Theodore (Ted) Zorn, BA Charleston, MA Kentucky, PhD Kentucky

Executive Assistant

2012 Connie Hii, BCom Otago, MBA S.Qld.

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor

2017 Associate Professor Joanna (Jo) M. Cullinane, Cert Oxf., BMS(Hons) Waik., MMS Waik., MSc Glam., PhD Waik.

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to DPVC

2009 Yvonne Macpherson

Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

2013 Professor Kambiz Maani, MSc Illinois, PhD Illinois

Business Manager

2013 Jade Zhou, BCom Well., CA

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships

2004 Jeff Stangl, BA UCSB, MBA AGSIM, PhD, DTM, CFA

Executive Director International

1994 Professor Chris I. Moore, BE(Hons), PhD Auck., NZCE, SFin

Director of Professional Leadership Practice and International Executive Education Advisor

2014 Mike Fiszer, GSDip Edin., BSc Edin., MBA Warw., FRSA, MCIM, MCMI

Director Academic Programmes

1996 Claire D. Matthews, DipBankStud, DipBusAdmin, BA, MBS, PhD, FFin

Director Teaching and Learning

1995 Terry Macpherson, BBS(Hons), PhD

Director of Executive Qualifications

2016 Patricia Bossons, BAReading, MScSurrey, PhDHenley, C.Psychol, AFBPS

Director Professional, Organisation and Executive Development

2015 Steven Naudé, BA S.Af., MBA Oxf.Brookes, MDP Pret.

Academic Programmes and Quality Analyst

2001 Sherlie Gaynor, MSc Cant.

Programme Support Analyst

2004 Agnes West-Dzang, PGDipBusAdmin, CertScTch

Research Support Officer

2014 Rebecca Izzard, BA, BCApSc Otago

International Administrator

2009 Jean Lim, BBA NUS., MBA

Events Coordinator

Appointment Pending

Business Relations Specialist

2006 Amanda Welch, DipBusStud

Client Services Manager

2016 Alison Brook, BBS Otago, LLB Otago

Senior Programme, Operations and Process Administrator

2017 Susan Sum, CertAdvtg

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