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Chelsy Blair

Operations Director

Chelsy Blair is the Operations Director of The New Zealand Initiative. She works closely with the Board on governance matters and is responsible for membership, human resources, and the Initiative’s finances.

She project manages the Initiative’s events, including our annual members’ retreat and in 2016 she organised a week-long business delegation to Switzerland for 40 of our members, consisting of CEOs and Chairs of some of New Zealand’s top companies. During the week, the delegation met with top business leaders and politicians. Chelsy is currently organising a second delegation, this time to Denmark, happening in mid-2019.

Chelsy holds a National Diploma in Business Administration and Prince II Foundation Certificate in Project Management. She has over 20 years’ experience providing support at top management level in New Zealand and Britain. 


Phone: +64 4 494 9107


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