Our People

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Board

80% of our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of all refugee-background communities. 

Current Board members are:

Ibrahim Omer, Chair Ali Mazraeh
Adam Awad   Maureen Zaya
Nureddin Abdurahman Guled Mire
Veena Patel Richard Bowles

Our team

Staff & interns are based in Wellington. Our office is located on Level 1, 203-209 Willis Street.

Rochelle Stewart-Allen, Interim General Manager Lucy Anderson, Social Worker
Naomi Tocher, Community Development Worker (Women) Abbekah Arulandu, Social Worker Intern
Gerry Westhuis, Finance Officer Ellie Clayton, Office Coordinator