Donna is an experienced human resource professional with more than 20 years’ working in senior generalist roles. Her areas of expertise include career coaching, facilitation, change management, learning and development, recruitment, and organisational development. Drawing on her corporate experience in New Zealand and Asia Pacific, Donna co-founded a boutique HR consultancy practice. She provides a range of human capital services to New Zealand-based organisations, including change management and restructuring, executive search and selection and interim HR management.

Donna’s approach is to guide conversation and facilitate diverse thinking that enables self-discovery of strengths and motivations so that you can authentically connect to a new world of work, whatever form that may take.

Donna’s personal style is considered, although reasonably informal and she has a deep interest in understanding human behaviour and why people do things.

Industry Expertise

  • Airlines
  • Professional and consulting services
  • Public sector
  • Travel and tourism


  • Graduate Diploma in Business (HR), Massey University
  • Diploma Sales Management and Marketing, Auckland University of Technology
  • New Zealand Coaching and Mentoring Certificate
  • Leadership of Self, Others and the Organisation Short Courses, Auckland University Business School