Portfolio Development Manager

Judy Newcombe

Judy joined the team in March 2016 having worked as a volunteer capacity partner in previous years. She has held a number of senior management roles in Fonterra, Telecom (now Spark) and Tower NZ. 

She was one of 4 local Managing Directors of BearingPoint NZ, previously KPMG Consulting.

Judy's focus over these years has been on leading teams to develop change strategies and effect business transformations that deliver value for customers and shareholders. She has a masters degree in sociology and has previously been a University lecturer and researcher and worked in the anti-apartheid NGO sector.

Formerly Head of Alumni Services – Design, Judy takes up a new role as our Portfolio Development Manager. In this position, Judy s responsible for leading Springboard Trust’s research, evaluation and innovation functions to ensure the organisation’s portfolio of learning programmes and support services continually evolve to meet the changing needs of school leaders nationally. Judy also leads Springboard Trust’s consortium of change managers as part of our Kāhui Ako Communities of Learning portfolio.

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