Rachel has tertiary qualifications in business administration and management. She has been working in the education sector for over eight years, and established international partnerships for educational institutions. She is an event and Cross-cultural marketing professional, and has extensive business experience both in New Zealand and China.
Rachel has been deeply involved in many societies and organisations. She is able to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and create powerful and profitable business and cultural linkages between New Zealand and China, especially in the areas of education, investment and international trade. Rachel has excellent presentation, interpersonal, communication, cross-cultural skills. She is particularly interested in Marketing, education, business development, project management, and stakeholder communication.
John is a real estate specialist and registered valuer with 35 years of experience in real estate, encompassing urban and rural valuations. He assists in the shaping of land-based business opportunities, team development and project management, including economic and risk analysis. John’s interests include business development, with a focus on partnering New Zealand’s entrepreneurs with investors and international market opportunities. He is a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Valuers and Property Institute, and a member of Habitat for Humanity.