Kirk Hope – Chief Executive
Kirk Hope is Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, New Zealand's largest business advocacy group, representing thousands of businesses of all sizes.
Kirk works with companies, organisations and political and other decision makers, advocating for New Zealand's success by sustainable economic growth.
Phone: 04 496 6552
Catherine Beard – Executive Director
Catherine Beard joined BusinessNZ in January 2010 to head up its ExportNZ and Manufacturing sectors.
The dual role involves overseeing considerable changes to our services as we expand our manufacturing and international trade functions. These will be reflected in our online presence and training.
Catherine has a wealth of experience in government relations and communication on behalf of industry associations, and is a champion for New Zealand manufacturers and international traders.
Catherine comes from the Greenhouse Policy Coalition where she was Executive Director providing strong advocacy on behalf of industry to communicate their business challenges to politicians, policy makers, the media and the public.
Phone: 04 496 6560
Mobile: 027 463 3212
Catherine Lye – ExportNZ Auckland
Phone: 09 367 0970
Fax: 09 367 0914
Kathy McCombe – ExportNZ Auckland
Auckland Programme Manager
Phone: 09 367 0989
Mobile: 021 606 920
Lynda Rogers – ExportNZ Bay of Plenty
Phone: 07 571 0600
Phone: +64 7 834 6225
Amanda Liddle – ExportNZ Hawke's Bay
Phone: 06 835 2528
Mobile: 027 705 4668
Shirley van Waveren – ExportNZ Canterbury
Phone: 03 335 3186
Fax: 03 379 5454
John Rigby – ExportNZ Otago-Southland
Phone: 03 456 1805
Mobile: 027 478 5121
Fax: 03 455 2181
Kathryn Asare – Manager Communications
Phone: 04 496 6556