Our People


Our Patron is the Rt Hon Helen Clark, ONZ.

Find out more about Helen.



Julie Paterson, Co-Chair & Co-Founder
Chief Executive, Tennis New Zealand

Find out more about Julie.

Sarah Leberman, Co-Chair & Co-Founder
Professor, Massey University

Find out more about Sarah.

Liz Dawson MBE
Director and shareholder of the Hurricanes Super Rugby franchise
Board Member for several prominent sporting organisations

Find out more about Liz.

James Gibson
Chief Executive, Sir Peter Blake Trust

Find out more about James.

Pauline Harrison
Specialist in executive coaching, strategy and leadership development

Find out more about Pauline.

Kirikaiahi Mahutariki
Executive Manager, Maori Financial Solutions, ASB Bank

Find out more about Kirikaiahi.

Nicki Nicol
Chief Operating Officer, New Zealand Rugby (NZR)

Find out more about Nicki.

Martin Snedden
‘One Cricket’ Project Lead, New Zealand Cricket (NZC)
Former Black Cap Cricket player

Find out more about Martin.

Louisa Wall
New Zealand Member of Parliament
Former Black Fern Rugby and Silver Fern Netball player

Find out more about Louisa.


Rachel Froggatt
Chief Executive Officer

E: rachel@womeninsport.org.nz 

M: +64 (0) 27 546 5836

Find out more about Rachel.



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