Our Senior Leadership Team
At Toi Ohomai we believe that the success of our students is key to the success of our rohe. Our organisation and teams have been structured to ensure our network of people, communities and regions continue to prosper and flourish.
As of Wednesday, 8 September 2021, our Executive Leadership Team and Leadership Team operate as a single Senior Leadership Team (SLT), to enhance our leadership through a centralised and unified structure.
Dr Leon FourieChief Executive
Dr Leon Fourie joined Toi Ohomai in December 2016, bringing with him a wealth of experience in tertiary education management both in New Zealand and his native home of South Africa.
Formerly Leon held the position of Deputy Chief Executive at Unitec Institute of Technology; he was a member of the senior leadership team at Unitec from 2009 – 2016. Prior to coming to New Zealand, Dr. Fourie held an executive position at Vaal University of Technology in South Africa and a number of senior roles at Tshwane University of Technology.
Leon has extensive expertise in framing, leading and implementing institutional strategy and plans. In 2015 he received the Woolf Fisher Trust Scholarship and completed Harvard University’s Senior Executive Educational Leadership programme in Boston, USA.
Anthony Roberston, Executive Director
Malcolm Hardy, Head of Facilities
Maria Walding, Head of Finance
Rabindra Das, Head of IT
Student & Staff Engagement & Experience
Patrick Brus, Executive Director
Dr. Logan Bannister, Head of Student Support
Jessica Barnett, Head of Marketing, Events and Communication
Lee Mackie, Manager – People and Culture
Peter Richardson, Head of International
Tiriti Partnerships, Māori Success, Kaitiaki Māori
Huia Haeata, Executive Director
Josh Burrell, Head of Kaiako Success and Innovation
Leoni Drew, Head of Academic Development and Quality
Leonie Nicholls, Head of Māori Success
Ramari Raureti, Te Pūkenga Staff Representative
Bart Vosse, Faculty Dean – Business, Design and Service Industries
Brian Dillon, Faculty Dean – Primary Industries, Trades and Infrastructure
Jeni Fountain, Faculty Dean – Health, Education and Environment
Dan Taylor, Associate Dean – Primary Industries, Trades and Infrastructure
Dell Raerino, Associate Dean – Health, Education and Environment
Reg Hawthorne, Associate Dean – Business, Design and Service Industries
Heather Hammerton, Head of Research