People

Professor Mark Henaghan

Dean of the Faculty of Law at University of Otago

Dr Carwyn Jones

Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Girol Karacaoglu

Head of the School of Government at Victoria University of Wellington

Alison Nevill

Alison has been working part time for the McGuinness Institute since 2011

Dr Bronwyn Hayward

Associate Professor and Head of Department, Political Science and International Relations, UC

Roger Dennis

Consultant: innovation, foresight, transformation

Bill Moran

Previously worked for New Zealand Treasury

Dame Dr Claudia Orange

Head of Research, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Dr Ella Lawton

Otago Polytechnic Centre for Sustainable Practice

James Palmer

Strategic Development Group Manager, Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Sue Elliott

Chair of the Wellington Sculpture Trust and strategic communications adviser

Professor Lionel Carter

Professor of Marine Geology at Victoria University of Wellington

 

Neville Peat

Writer and environmentalist

Dame Diane Robertson

Chair, The Data Futures Partnership Working Group

 

Dr J. Morgan Williams

Principal, FutureSteps

Todd Krieble

Principal Economist, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research

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Conal Smith

Senior economist at the OECD

 

The late Sir Paul Callaghan

New Zealand physicist

The late Jan Lee Martin

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The late Kevin Simpkins

 

Patrons

 

Our patrons provide invaluable guidance and encouragement and we are thankful for their ongoing support.

The Team

 

The Institute employs graduates, academics and young professionals from a range of disciplines. The team currently consists of full-time and part-time staff, with backgrounds in English, commerce, philosophy, politics, history and design. Our diverse backgrounds and standpoints allow us to integrate different knowledge bases and disciplines in order to engage with the complex issues that are the focus of our research. We are particularly interested in gathering varying viewpoints by creating meaningful connections with other groups interested in pursuing a vision for New Zealand. 

Wendy McGuinness

Chief Executive

Isabella Smith

Head of Research

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Ella Reilly

Editor

 

Reuben Brady

Research Analyst

Becky Jenkins

Designer

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Billie McGuinness

Junior Designer

 

Madison Crisp

Office Administrator

Charlie

Office dog

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Harry

Office puppy