Our Staff

MARIA RAMSAY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE - TOI FOUNDATION & FOUNDATION HOLDINGS LTD

Maria is the Chief Executive for Toi Foundation and Toi Foundation Holdings Ltd.

As part of her role, Maria oversees the focus and direction of the Foundation, its purpose and strategies and is also a Director on Toi Foundation Investments Ltd.

GLEN WEST

GENERAL MANAGER BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Glen is responsible for all the operational activities of the Foundation.

As part of this role, Glen oversees the Grants Team and is responsible for the Foundation’s marketing, communications and board reporting.

DION MAAKA

CHIEF FINANCIAL MANAGER

Dion is responsible for overseeing the financial and strategic planning needs of the Foundation.

His role also includes managing the financial reporting requirements of the Foundation’s subsidiaries, including risk management and compliance.

ROB HAVESWOOD

INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIP FACILITATOR

Rob works at the Foundation within our Social Innovation and Partnership Team.

His role champions our Child Youth Wellbeing strategy and focuses on new or potential initiatives while maintaining and building relationships.

KAPOI MATHIESON

MANU TAKI AUAHA - MĀORI INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIPS

Kapoi works at the Foundation within our Social Innovation and Partnership Team.

Her role champions our Rangatiratanga - Empowering Māori Aspiration strategy and drives our commitment to working in partnership with ngā Iwi o Taranaki and our Māori communities.

LIZA FISHER

GRANTS ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

Liza works at the Foundation within our Grants and Community Engagement Team.

Her role focuses on coordinating and managing the Grants workflow and administration, overseeing the Grant software and supporting individuals and groups to apply for grants.

YVONNE NELSON

ACCOUNTS OFFICER

Yvonne works as the Foundation’s Accounts Officer and assists the Chief Financial Officer.

LISA HASKELL

GRANTS ASSESSOR

Lisa works at the Foundation within our Grants and Community Engagement Team.

Her role assists and supports individuals and community groups applying for grants, and also assists the Foundation’s facilitators in their community engagement work.

 

TANIA PIRINI

PA & BOARD SUPPORT

Tania is Personal Assistant to the Foundation’s Chief Executive, Maria Ramsay, and is also responsible for providing support to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

ALICE O’DONNELL

GRANTS & ORGANISATIONAL SUPPORT

Alice works at the Foundation in the role of Organisational Support.

Her role is varied, helping to support and assist the team, providing Grant support to groups while also managing the office reception to ensure our visitors are well looked after.