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) Mylene Baland, Programme Coordinator
Gerry Westhuis, Finance Officer Ellie Clayton, Office Coordinator  
Kate Twyford, Open Road Driver Training Coordinator