Our Staff

 


Yvonne Trask – Relationships and Events Manager

Yvonne works alongside PNZ’s members, learning more about their work and connecting them with others who share their mission. She also manages content for all PNZ events. Yvonne has connections with funders all over the world and wherever possible brings their knowledge and experience to bear in her work.

Yvonne is an avid traveller, writer, mother and dog owner. She volunteers for the UN on a project mapping rural Tanzania with the aim to eliminate FGM and child marriage.


Wiebke Ashby – Events and Engagement Coordinator

Wiebke joined the PNZ team in March. She joins us from an events management role with the New Zealand Nurses Association. Before working in events, Wiebke trained as a Radiographer, working in Nuclear Medicine at Wellington Hospital for 13 years.

Wiebke enjoys travel, flying lessons and going to the gym.

 


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Angie Barrett – Projects and Executive Support Manager

Angie provides both project management and executive support to the CEO and Board. Angie has worked in similar roles for Save the Children New Zealand, MOE – Special Education and Te Rau Matatini.

 

 


Julia Capon  – Marketing and Communications

Julia is currently the Marketing and Communications Manager at PNZ on a part–time contract. She holds a Masters of Business in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Design. Alongside this role, Julia also runs Do Good Jobs, a jobs board for New Zealand charities and social enterprises. Prior to this role, Julia was the Manager at The Gift Trust, and has been involved in various charities and social enterprises in both paid and voluntary capacities.

 


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Wendy Sheedy – Accountant

Wendy joined PNZ in 2015. She has worked part-time as an accountant for the last 25 years, while being a full-time mum. Alongside PNZ, Wendy works for other not-for-profit organisations including as a trustee of Orphans of Nepal. She loves spending time with her family, travel and the outdoors.