Zoe is an experienced strategic adviser who builds trust with clients through critical and insightful analysis delivered in close collaboration
Zoe has extensive experience leading organisational change, improving business processes, and monitoring organisational performance. She is a senior leader who is adept at advising and influencing boards, executive leadership teams, and stakeholders on complex issues.
Zoe started her career in the UK working with patients to evaluate the health service. She then moved into research management where she focused on improving the use of research in policy development.
Since coming to New Zealand in 2013, Zoe has worked in the tertiary and public sectors in research, managerial, and advisory roles. She joined MartinJenkins in 2023, coming from a role as Chief Advisor, Finance and Business Operations with Fire and Emergency NZ.
Zoe likes to use her research skills to understand problems from different perspectives and work collaboratively with clients to find pragmatic, evidence-based solutions.
Outside of work, Zoe enjoys baking tasty treats and walking along the Kāpiti Coast beaches where she lives (to work off the tasty treats).
Examples of Zoe’s work
Zoe supported a legislative change process for a Crown entity, which included developing a new financial model.
She designed and implemented a new structure for a Finance and Corporate Services branch of a Crown entity.
For a government agency, Zoe developed a framework for providing services to support psychological wellbeing after disasters.
She managed the change communications workstream for the establishment of a regulatory body for healthcare professionals (UK).
Zoe has an MBA (Master of Business Administration) and an MSc in Human Resource Management, both from the Open University, an MSc in Health Psychology from City University London, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Implementation Science from the University of Melbourne.