Our Team

Sport Wellington has a dedicated team working across a wide range of sport and health-related areas. The staff are under the management of the Chief Executive Officer, Phil Gibbons and General Managers; Business, Allison Yannakis, Delivery, Ashleigh Baker, and Partnerships Michelle Hayward.

View our organisational structure

(The list below is in alphabetical order by first name, alternatively, you can search by team).

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Alex Johnson

Executive Assistant to CEO
Allison Yannakis

Allison Yannakis

General Manager - Business

027 271 7800 or 04 380 2070 ext 213

Amanda Rasch

Amanda Rasch

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 253 or 022 654 5595

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Amanda Rota

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
Anya Hape

Anya Hape

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 212 or 022 639 1769

Apanui Heemi

Apanui Heemi

Healthy Active Learning Advisor
Ashleigh Baker

Ashleigh Baker

General Manager - Delivery

04 380 2070 ext 217 or 022 098 2134

Campbell Clarke

Campbell Clark

Community Development Lead - Older People

04 380 2070 ext 218 or 022 438 3254

Daniel Grubner

Daniel Grubner

IT & Systems Support Advisor

04 380 2070 or 027 589 0230

Darren Houston

Darren Houston

Healthy Active Learning Advisor
Dayle Clarkson

Dayle Clarkson

Partnership Manager - Wairarapa and Iwi

06 370 0157 ext 701 / 027 465 4018

Ella Pudney

Ella Pudney

Community Development Advisor - Participation Development Opportunities
George McDougall

George McDougall

Insights and Evaluation Advisor
Hanna Baird Herron

Hanna Baird-Herron

Administration Advisor

04 380 2070 or 021 197 8123

Helen Anderton

Helen Anderton

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
Hoani Siueva

Hoani Siueva

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 267 or 022 618 8002

Jamie Leith

Jamie Leith

Partnership Advisor - Funding

04 380 2070 ext. 221

Jazz Scott

Jazz Scott

Healthy Active Learning Advisor
John Grieve

John Grieve

Event Director

04 380 2070 ext 239 or 022 450 7852

Julie Moularde

Julie Moularde

Insights and Evaluation Manager - on maternity leave

027 956 0275

Kate McCartney

Kate McCartney

Regional Programme Manager – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 225 or 021 650 107

Kerewai Tatana

Kerewai Tatana

Programme Advisor – Wairarapa

06 370 0157 ext 706 / 022 010 4077

Kirsten Kilmister

Kirsten Kilmister

Partnership Manager - Commercial Development
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Lauren Grigg

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa
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Leoni McKelvey

Insights and Evaluation Manager
Louise Grieve

Louise Grieve

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti

04 380 2070 ext 218

Mandy Garrett

Mandy Garrett

Finance Administrator
Meaghan Wilby

Meaghan Wilby

Communications and Marketing Lead
Michelle Hayward

Michelle Hayward

General Manager - Partnerships

04 380 2070 ext 259 or 021 865 501

Nicky Sherriff

Nicky Sherriff

Regional Planning & Development Manager

04 380 2070 ext 251 or 022 657 2201

Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott

Finance and Administration Manager

04 380 2070 ext 228 or 021 502 817

Pembroke Chambers

Pembroke Chambers

Healthy Active Learning Manager
Phil Gibbons

Phil Gibbons

Chief Executive

04 380 2070 ext 211 or 021 650 604

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Rodger Thompson

Project Lead – Sector Response and Recovery
Rosa Bach

Rosa Bach

Communications and Marketing Advisor

04 380 2070 ext 234 or 027 441 4720

Sarah Neilson

Sarah Neilson

Communications and Marketing Advisor
Sega Elise

Sega Elise

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti

04 380 2070 ext 250 or 027 243 8463

Shona Bunny

Shona Bunny

Programme Coordinator

06 370 0157 ext 700 or 022 478 7077

Stewart Guild

Stewart Guild

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti

04 380 2070 ext 252 or 027 589 0212

Tania Bartley

Tania Bartley

(on maternity leave)
Tiana Collins

Tiana Collins

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
Tim Mannix

Tim Mannix

Community Development Advisor - Coaching

04 380 2070 ext 243

Toshy Rapana

Toshy Rapana

Regional Programme Manager – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti

04 380 2070 ext 257 or 022 642 9793

William Hannah

William Hannah

Senior Event Advisor
Zak Brown

Zak Brown

Healthy Active Learning Advisor