​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 Fourie

    Dr Leon Fourie

    Wintec-Toi Ohomai Business Division Lead

    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.

    Corporate Services

    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