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Management Team

UCOL's Senior Leadership Team is led by Dr Amanda Lynn. 

Dr Lynn was appointed Chief Executive of UCOL in 2018.  She has extensive experience working closely with iwi, communities, businesses, industry groups, local and central government, internationally, and with tertiary institutes. Dr Lynn has a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), focusing on innovation, entrepreneurship and economic developent, awarded by Massey University in 2016.  

Other members of the UCOL Senior Leadership Team include:

  • Arthur Chin - Executive Director, Business Development 
  • Christine Beech - Director Communications
  • Brian Trott -  Chief Financial Officer
  • Gianetta Lapsley - Executive Director, Quality
  • Jerry Shearman - Executive Director, Education & Applied Research
  • Nicky Van der Bergh - Executive Director, Student Success
  • Teina Mataira - Director Māori