National Office Staff

Bronwyn Yates        


Bronwyn Yates

Te Tumuaki

Bronwyn Yates

Bronwyn Yates oversees management of all budgets and national activities.  She implements the policy decisions and business activities of Te Kōruru Governing Body of Literacy Aotearoa and provides advice to Te Kōruru on all strategic positioning and business matters.

She is ultimately responsible for all quality and compliance matters, and all National Office employment agreements and funding contracts. Bronwyn represents the organisation on various Government Advisory Groups and National Trusts and provides policy advice and analysis to Government on related educational, social and economic policies and implementation frameworks.

For any queries please email:


Senior Leadership Team


Pete Davis

National Business Development Manager

Business Development Team

Thanee Chatsinchai

National Business Services Manager

Business Services Team

Shireen Kukkady

​​National Outcomes and Quality Manager

► Outcomes and Quality Team

Chris Richardson

National Cluster Manager

Feroza Arendse

 National Human Resources Advisor

​​Peter Isaacs ONZM

Policy and Research Advisor


Te Kaiwhakarite

Loryn Meha-Compain

​​Te Kaiwhakarite (Executive Assistant to Te Tumuaki)



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National Office Teams

Business Development Team

Alysha Hiha Business Development Team Administrator
Manogi Tavelia Engagement Strategies Senior Advisor (Māori, Pasifika, Youth and Governance)
tba Sales and Marketing Executive 

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Business Services Team

Ara Smith Service Delivery and Training Administrator
Barbara Menzies Quality Management Systems Administrator
Brenda Munro Compliance and Information Liaison
Iris Niu Office Administrator and Receptionist
Julie Davis Finance Manager
Teri Davis Administration Support
Tha Davis Accounts Assistant
Ying Li Accounts Assistant

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Outcomes and Quality Team

Ara Lianne Ko Senior Office Administrator
Bruce George Curriculum Developer
Priscilla Tuiloma Programme and Quality Development Administrator


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