Helene in Brief
Helene has 30+ years of professional experience working in corporate and small business environments'. She is well known in business circles in Kapiti-Horowhenua from her past role as the Business Development Manager at Nature Coast Enterprise. Her last significant corporate role in Wellington was as the Director Professional Development at the Institute of Chartered Accountants. This involved extensive change management and developing a business training model that ran at a national level and contributed significant turnover to the Institute’s budget.
Helene is well connected, acts with integrity and is highly organised, motivated and positive. She will lead with purpose and action and loves helping others to make things happened. Helene is often asked for her opinion, referrals and to be part of local initiatives that are inspired around the growth and development of Kapiti from a business and community perspective.
I am proud member of the Kapiti community and like to be involved with community based events like The Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth.
Every year she is involved in with Visa Wellington on a Plate to run unique foodie events that showcase Kapiti food and beverage. In 2016 Helene was appointed to the VWOAP Advisory Committee to represent Kapiti interests.
Over the years Helene has been an active part of the Kapiti Women in Business planning group run under the umbrella of the Kapiti Chamber - Women in Business.
Helene has been a Board Member of Kapiti Retirement Trust - one of Kapiti's largest employers with a charitable purpose. The Trust reinvests funds from its commercial retirement village activity to provide a full continuum of care for Kapiti people.