Senior Management Team
Jonathan Mosen MNZM
Jonathan is an experienced leader, manager, negotiator and advocate, holding senior management positions in the not-for-profit and commercial sectors. In his work with the Blind Foundation, Jonathan managed Government Relations, oversaw extensive constitutional reform, and chaired its board during the transition to the new structure. He has also been a consumer advocate, having been President of Blind Citizens New Zealand.
Jonathan is an internationally recognised assistive technology leader, pioneer and commentator, having established the Internet radio start-up ACB Radio, and developed several leading products for HumanWare and Freedom Scientific. After a stint as an independent accessibility consultant, Jonathan most recently led the roll-out of the visual interpreter service Aira to New Zealand and Australia.
Jonathan has lived experience of disability, being totally blind and hearing impaired.
GM Business Development
Glen Alderton worked for the New Zealand Employment Service and Work and Income before joining Workbridge in 2001. He was previously Northern Operations Manager, and has managed Workbridge centres in Auckland and Whangarei.
GM Employment Placement Services
Adie McLachlan worked for the Canterbury District Health Board and Rehabilitation League before joining Workbridge in 1990. She was previously Southern Regional Manager, and has managed Workbridge centres in Canterbury and North Otago.
GM Information Technology
Phillip Hendry has 15 years experience of technology leadership in the not-for-profit sector. A former chair of the not-for-profit CIO group and holding a Masters degree in Information management Phillip's expertise is in IT governance and leading business transformation programmes supported by technology.
GM Finance & Administration
Ry, from Birmingham in the UK, shifted to New Zealand in 2010. Ry is a qualified accountant and has had significant roles in the UK and New Zealand. Amongst many roles Ry has been:
- A Forensic Accountant for PWC.
- Group Financial Controller for Rolls-Royce (Nuclear Submarine division).
- CFO and GM Corporate Services for a large Not-For-Profit Maori Trust (300 staff).
GM People & Capability
Jude has worked across a variety of organisations in the Wellington region including not-for-profit, education, CRIs and core government. Jude has a comprehensive understanding and experience of HR and OD systems, resources and tools and how these link together to support achievement of organisational strategy.
Customer Insights & Quality Specialist
Keay Bishop worked in acute mental health in Whanganui and supported employment in Auckland before joining Workbridge in 2008. She is a former Chairperson of the Association for Supported Employment NZ and involved with writing and now assessing the Diploma and Certificate of Employment Support. Keay has basic communication skills in NZ Sign Language.