WELTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2015
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE FROM MAY 2015
GENERAL MANAGER TE RUNANGANUI O TE ATIAWA KI TE UPOKO O TE IKA A MAUI INC (TE ATIAWA)
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Chris Gosling is Chief Executive of the Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia Community Polytechnic. He was previously Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) at Whitireia, a position he held for three years. He has worked in the Middle East setting up and operating a polytechnic in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Chris is the former Corporate Services Director at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT). This role followed several years in finance and senior management roles in local government in New Zealand.
In addition to being the General Manager of the Runanga, Wirangi Luke is the Development Manager of Tamaiti Whangai, Trustee of Waiwhetu Kohanga Reo and Chairman of Te Aroha Hutt Valley Sports Association. Wirangi has previously run Atiawa Toa FM, and established and managed the Waiwhetu Medical Centre. Prior to this he worked in planning and management at Feltex Carpets in Wainuiomata.
James Smith is a Chartered Accountant who has more than 20 years’ experience as an accountant having held both the CFO and Acting COO positions previously at WelTec. In these roles he managed the financial planning and reporting systems and services, provided financial and strategic advice to internal and external stakeholders, and oversaw the development of various major capital works programmes including the Wellington Regional School of Construction at Petone. James is on a number of tertiary education advisory groups developing accounting policy and practice for the sector.
Mark Broadbent has been Director Human Resources with WelTec since 2007, where he is responsible for WelTec’s human resources strategy and change management as well as human resources operations and capability development. With more than 25 years’ experience in human resources, line management, and development roles, Mark has worked in a wide range of organisations covering the not-for-profit, government, state-owned enterprises, and education sectors.
He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and a Board member of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
Mark has a BA (Victoria University of Wellington), Diploma of Education (Canterbury) and Diploma in Youth and Development (Commonwealth Youth Programme – Asia-Pacific Centre). He is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand.