Senior Management Team
Interim Chief Executive
Pam MacNeill is the Deputy Chair of the Workbridge Board of Directors, and is currently the Interim Chief Executive, while a permanent replacement for Grant Cleland, is recruited and appointed.
Pam is the Managing Director of Disability Responsiveness NZ which produces and facilitates training for disabled people and the wider community. Pam is an employment specialist and also works in the areas of disability monitoring, evaluation and research.
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.
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.
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.