Portfolio Delivery Lead (Wellington and Canterbury)

Ellie leads our programme delivery teams in Wellington and Canterbury. She brings more than 15 years of professional experience working in the not-for-profit sector with passion and drive to contribute her energy, skills and experience to make a difference in our communities.

Before joining Springboard Trust, Ellie worked at grass-roots level focused on developing and advancing educational opportunities and community development in rural communities as Team Leader - Schools & Youth for the Westland Rural Education Activities Programme (REAP). In this role, she led the development of the 10-year strategic plan for youth development in Westland. Prior to moving to the West Coast, Ellie worked as a Project Manager for the Ministry of Education in Wellington.

Ellie grew up in Wellington but now lives in Christchurch with her husband and two children. In her spare time, Ellie volunteers for a Rangatahi Māori Youth Development Trust and sings with Christchurch City Chorus.

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