Welcome to our team
Steve has 30 years’ experience in leadership roles, has an MBA, studied Just Culture, and is a qualified coach and project manager. Applying design thinking he develops solutions that work. Intrigued with unique qualities of individuals, Steve also finds connections between disparate phenomena and is passionate about what can be designed today that will have a positive effect on tomorrow.
General Manager - Training
Emma is the General Manager of Training at Coachio Group. Always seeking to continue learning herself, she is a learning and development specialist with considerable experience in all areas of Training and Assessment. Her absolute passion is working with clients to develop Exceptional People in Remarkable Organisations.
General Manager - Operations
Ian is an experienced manager and consultant who has spent 20 years covering continuous improvement, internal controls, and change management. His passion is in people and leadership, believing that combining it with effective, simple improvement methodologies is the foundation for successful businesses. He works collaboratively with management and staff to map business processes, identify improvement opportunities, and implement positive change.
Director of Business Development
Sam is an experienced business leader with a proud history of working with growing businesses in a variety of sectors, focusing on strategic and operational business development.
Business Development Manager
Andrew has been involved in sales for over 25 years, 19 years in the Health and Safety space. Andrew's focus is ensuring our clients' outcomes are his number one priority. Applying his knowledge and understanding of the industry, he listens to clients and then collaborate with our team to ensure the best possible solution is provided.
Service Delivery Coordinator
Anna is a recent graduate from the University of Waikato, completing a Bachelor of Management Studies. She completed her degree with double major in Marketing and Strategic Management, combining her creative flair with her keen interest in business. She believes that the best results are achieved through innovation and collaboration.
Charli is an experienced tutor who can adapt to any type of learner group, offering coaching and mentoring alongside the vocational training to a range of industries and cultures. Charli is part of the NZ Health and Safety professionals with a particular focus for protecting the environment which aligns with her passion for youth welfare, the ocean, and the outdoors.
John brings over 40 years experience from a variety of roles including being a detective in the NZ Police, working in human resources, being a Park Ranger, skippering boats, piloting planes, through to holding Health and Safety roles in manufacturing organisations and latterly a consultant and trainer.
John is a facilitator with experience across multiple disciplines including, health & safety, biosecurity, Fire Service communications, contact centre, and the military. The last five years he has focused on health and safety with a special interest in engagement of workers. John gets great satisfaction from helping workers gain knowledge, skills, and influencing attitudes and behaviours.
Scotty has provided training, assessments, and consultancy around health & safety management and frontline leadership for over 35 years, often in the energy sector in NZ and overseas. He believes in providing a quality outcome for any activity he is involved in. Using his positive attitude & friendly, sincere, down to earth approach, he can communicate successfully at all levels.
Helen is a Registered Nurse with a background in occupational health and safety. She has been involved in facilitation, rehabilitation, and has a strong interest in empowering people to become effective in the delivery of health and safety in the workplace and enabling businesses to move to a model where health and safety is central.
Dave Kitchen has over 25 years Operational Management experience at both hands-on and strategic levels. Dave has experienced and managed many change initiatives across businesses large and small. Utilising his extensive skillset, he can bring Change Management, Business Process Improvement, and Incident Investigation to your business. Dave is qualified in Change Management and is an accredited Change Management Practitioner.
Pete is Coachio Group's web guru and responsible for making us look good in a digital format. Pete has significant experience working as a Senior Web Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the Digital industry. Skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Magento, WordPress, Content Management Systems (CMS), Web Development and Web Design, HTML, CSS and PHP.