Our board

The Workwise board brings together a broad range of skills and experience from a variety of sectors. Collectively, the board’s background is extremely diverse and encompasses health, strategy and development.

Workwise has four board members: Jacqui Graham, Amanda Fleming, Monique Faleafa and Bob Weir.

 

Jacqui Graham

Jacqui Graham
Chair

Jacqui is the founder and joint chief executive of the Wise Group. Jacqui has a nursing background, holds a Master of Business Administration and has been involved in the development of multiple organisations throughout New Zealand.

Jacqui describes herself as a social entrepreneur who is part of a growing number of entrepreneurs internationally who choose to direct their skills to social good.

   
   
Amanda Flemming

Amanda Fleming

Amanda is a personal and professional development coach specialising in the research and development of the latest in training and learning technology and the expansion of human capacities. She is passionate about learning and the empowerment of others.

She has studied both law and education and was a member of the New Zealand Police for seven years. Amanda has written several books including a self-help guide to confident and competent presenting.

Amanda is a director of Presenter at Large Ltd.

   
   

Monique Faleafa

Monique is the CEO of Le Va, a national NGO focussed on Pasifika well being. Monique has been serving her Pasifika communities for 18 years in the not-for-profit sector, at grass roots levels as a youth worker and also as a clinical psychologist who is passionate about supporting people to reach their full potential.

Monique also brings experience in governance, serving on crown entities, a regulatory authority, and in the sports arena.

   
   

Bob Weir

Bob has almost 30 years' experience in business in Australia, NZ and beyond.  He spent many years in executive management roles in the energy sector before setting up his own business (Pinpoint Business) in 2012, advising small businesses throughout the Waikato.  

He is also the author of "Under 5 Small Business Guide", to assist really small businesses reach the success they seek.  He is a member of the board of trustees of ConnexU and is on the Hamilton and Waikato Tourism board.