Megan Sheppard

Programme ConsultantAuckland

Megan joined the Edvance team as a workplace literacy and numeracy tutor in 2017, and moved into a Programme Consultant role in 2018. With an MA in Linguistics, Megan began her career in Foundation Studies at Manukau Institute of Technology, and enjoyed 13 years in various roles and areas of adult education, while pursuing further…

Karen Newborn

Programme ConsultantAuckland P: 09 869 2227 Ext 312

Karen’s work in literacy and numeracy education includes over 14 years of experience as both a tutor and resource writer. She has worked in workplace literacy, educational organisations (both public and private), and not-for-profit groups. Karen learnt a lot from working with young asylum seekers in London; some of her learners were goat herders from…

June Holt

Education Manager Auckland P: 09 869 2227 ext 302

June Holt started her career in the Adult Education Sector as a lecturer at the Manukau Institute of Technology, School of English. Moving on from there she has been able to broaden her horizons by stepping into a Programme Consultant role, customising workplace programmes in learning and development. Her experience and qualifications testify to her…

Tepaeru Nooroa (TP)

Finance ManagerTauranga P: 07 571 3172 ext 203

With a history in Administration and Personal Assistant roles across New Zealand, TP joined the Edvance team in 2010, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from her past careers. She has grown within the Edvance team to her current role as Finance Manager. As the Finance Manager at Edvance, TP is in her element…

Amanda Roberts

Operations Manager (2IC) Auckland P: 09 869 2227 ext 305

Amanda joined the Edvance team in August 2015 in a Human Resources and NZQA capacity. She has brought energy as well as experience to the office and she is well known for her initiative and willingness to help in any area she can. She has since relocated to lead the Auckland Office as Operations Manager.…

Lynda Rewita

General Manager Tauranga P: 07 571 3172 ext 202

As a long-standing member of the Edvance team, Lynda has touched every role in the company. This shows her commitment and passion for the Edvance vision and mission “To work with individuals to advance workplace skills and personal learning goals.” She takes a personal interest in each programme Edvance is involved with, so you will…

Rebekah Cummings

Office AdministratorAuckland P: 09 869 2227 ext 307

Rebekah has taken on the fast-paced role of Office Administrator at Edvance. She has developed a keen eye for detail over her 10 years of experience in a range of customer service positions, including online sales. She enjoys her role is in the background but plays an essential part in supporting the staff and tutors…

Melanie Robinson

Office AdministratorAuckland P: 09 869 2227 ext 301

Mel is the front line in the Auckland Edvance Office. Having worked previously in a larger education provider as a Programme Administrator, Mel has brought her years of experience into the Edvance Team. Although the team is smaller, she is enjoying the close knit group and learning new systems and procedures. With her ‘hands on’…

Nick Miles

Business Development ConsultantAuckland P: 09 869 2227 ext 304

Nick moved to New Zealand with his wife and three children in 1994 and has worked in the Education Field ever since.  Nick loves sharing his passion for running communication and literacy programmes in workplaces, having been to hundreds of programme graduations in the last 12 years.  Nick says, “There is nothing more satisfying than…

Peter Robieson & Ruth O’Keefe

DirectorsTauranga

Peter is the man with the vision. He’s our Director who has his ear to the ground – representing Edvance at a national level, while talking to those ‘very important people’ in the literacy and numeracy field. Peter brings all this information back to us and from there we make sure we provide the best…