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Our greatest
asset is
our team

Our creative dream team is made up of super humans, each bringing a unique set of skills, ideas and expertise to the table.

Dr. Jeremy Mayall


Our CEO Dr. Jeremy Mayall is an advocate for arts, culture and creativity and the role that they play as an essential part of community wellbeing.

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Adrienne Clothier

Funding and Finance

The go-to for numbers, when Adrienne’s not keeping books she’s helping artists tackle budgets and navigate all things funding.

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Alexis Holmes

Operations Manager

A problem solver who keeps the cogs turning in the most efficient and future proof ways, Alexis is the brain behind creating systems, and all the internal workings of the organisation.

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Paula Jacobsen

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Helping to create and share content and stories across the digital and media stratosphere, Paula’s got comms and marketing down pat.

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Evelyn Coulson

Creative Facilitator

Facilitating all the creativity! Evelyn is your first port of call into Creative Waikato, connecting you with the resources or humans you may need for your creative endeavours.

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Dr. Aimee Anderson-O’Connor

Strategy, Research, Creative Development

An enthusiastic and passionate supporter, Aimee is a big believer-inner, ready to walk alongside you, and support your creative work.

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Claudia Latisnere

Creative Development

Assisting the community in any way she can, Claudia is all about community arts and digging to the heart of creative people and projects.

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Kereama Clarke

Kaiwhakahaere i nga Mahi Toi / Regional Māori Arts Developer

He uri tēnei ō Ngāti Hauā, Ngāti Koroki Kahukura, Ngāti Maahanga, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Naho Ngāti Hāina hoki. Nōreira, mauriora ki ā tātou katoa.

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Leafa Wilson

Community Activator

A creative force, whipping up art hurricanes and overseeing our multi-community artist in residence pilot, Whiria te Tāngata.

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