Karen Vercoe – Chairperson
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Karen Vercoe is Managing Director of KTV Consulting Ltd, a boutique consulting firm that specialises in organisational development.  Karen has previously worked for Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd leading their NZ consulting work; Pharmac as Maori Health Manager and at Te Papa Takaro O Te Arawa as General Manager.

Karen, is a double international selected to represent New Zealand in Women’s Rugby and Touch. In 2006, Karen was selected to participate in the inaugural SPARC (Sport NZ) CEO Leadership programme and has been a Hillary Role Model.

In 2006, Karen was the recipient of the University of Auckland Kelly Research Scholarship and completed her Master of Management degree that year.

Karen was the recipient of the 2016 Dame Mira Szászy Māori Alumni Award at Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Award. Karen is currently a director of Te Arawa Management Limited.