Meet the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce staff

 

 


Hamish Macfarlane

Hamish Macfarlane

BUSINESS ADVISOR
I moved to Blenheim with my wife Jane and three children over twenty years ago and apart from a couple of years in Australia have lived here ever since. Two of our children now live and work in London and the other is in Melbourne.

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Hans Nielson

Hans Nielson

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EVENTS MANAGER
Hans brings a wealth of experience in economic development, project management, and cross sector collaboration and has worked with and for local government, business, and non-profit organisations. READ MORE.

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Alice Parkinson

Alice Parkinson

COMMUNICATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

With qualifications and fundamental career roles in business support, branding and marketing, both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, Alice supports the Chamber with communication, events and administration. READ MORE.

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Nita van Grinsven

PRESIDENT
Nita is the Group Financial Controller for Indevin and has had the challenge and satisfaction of growing with this innovative business... READ MORE.

Anthony Barnes

Anthony Barnes

1ST VICE PRESIDENT
Raised in Timaru, Anthony came to Marlborough in 1994 as an Air Force Recruit. Trained as a Logistics Supply Specialist, Anthony served at Woodbourne for six years, before moving north to Whenuapai... READ MORE.

Fiona Fenwick

Fiona Fenwick

BOARD MEMBER
Fiona Fenwick has been successfully developing, managing and protecting corporate and individual reputations in Europe, the USA and Australasia for over 30 years. A passionate Marlburnian of choice, Fiona and her family moved to Marlborough in 2015... READ MORE.

Khalid Suleiman

Khalid Suleiman

BOARD MEMBER
Khalid has grown up in Marlborough and is passionate about the province, especially the Marlborough Sounds. A Chartered Professional Engineer, Khalid is at the coal face of development in Marlborough... READ MORE.

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Nicky Simpson

Nicky Simpson

BOARD MEMBER
Nicky has lived in Marlborough for all but 2 years of her life and takes an active interest in the local community. She currently holds the role of Manager for Kiwibank/PostShop Blenheim... READ MORE.

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Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan

BOARD MEMBER
Stephen was born and raised on the Kapiti Coast, but is passionate about Marlborough with family ties going back 6 generations. He joined WK Advisors and Accountants in early 2017... READ MORE.