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Meet our Team

Staff in the International Office are keen to help prospective students with their journey to Waikato. Our Transnational Education, Partnerships, and Study Abroad & Exchange teams work with partner universities and organisations.

If you’re a current international student with an enquiry, please contact the International Support Services team who are located on Level 2 of the Student Centre.

Meet our team

1. International Office Staff

Sharon Calvert

Director, International Office
Oversight of the International Office, policy and strategic direction
DDI: +64 7 838 4332
Email: [email protected]

Professor Ed Weymes

Pro-Vice Chancellor International / Associate Dean Transnational Education (TNE) and Partnerships
DDI: +64 7 838 4842
Mob: +64 21 986 427
Email: [email protected]

Freda Chen

Administrator - Recruitment
DDI: +64 7 837 9470
Email: [email protected]

Rebecca Taulu

Administration - Partnerships, Programmes and Experiences
DDI: +64 7 838 4195
Email: [email protected]

2. Transnational Education and Partnerships

Mulan Mu

Associate Director – Transnational Education (TNE)
DDI: +64 7 858 5051
Mob: +64 22 678 6896
Email: [email protected]

Tess Fraser

Operations Manager – Global Programmes
DDI: +64 7 838 44 66 extn 8498
Mob: +64 27 235 0100
Email: [email protected]

Anna Carlaw

International Partnerships Coordinator
DDI: +64 7 837 9674
Mob: +64 22 035 7487
Email: [email protected]

3. Study Abroad and Student Exchange

Kendra Corey

Study Abroad and Exchange Manager
Management of student mobility programmes
DDI: +64 7 837 9425
Mob: +64 22 068 0619
Email: [email protected]

Jaydene Meadows

International Officer
DDI: +64 7 837 9477
Email: [email protected]

Charlotte Blackwell

International Coordinator
DDI: +64 7 837 9405
Email: [email protected]

4. International Recruitment and Business Development

Margaret Anderson

Deputy Director (Recruitment), International Office
Manages international recruitment team
DDI: +64 7 837 9426
Mob: +64 22 067 4721
Email: [email protected]

Acting Regional Manager: South America

Alex O'Reilly

Marketing and Recruitment Manager - China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan
International Office
DDI: +64 7 837 9478
Mob: +64 22 067 5896
Email: alex.o’[email protected]

Ashish Suri

Marketing Manager - South Asia
DDI: +91 9999244209
Email: [email protected]

Tanya Clarke

Regional Manager - South Asia
(India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan)
DDI: +64 7 837 9418
Mob: +64 27 381 6742
Email: [email protected]

Laura Hill

Regional Manager - South East Asia & New Zealand
(Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and New Zealand)
DDI: +64 7 837 9480
Mob: +64 22 011 9593
Email: [email protected]

Giang Lam Nguyen

Regional Manager - South East Asia
(Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar)
Email: [email protected]

Kathy Liu

Marketing and Recruitment Manager - China
DDI: +86 18519383265
Email: [email protected]

Richard Witts

Regional Manager - Africa, Middle East & Europe
DDI: +44 751 974 3866
Email: [email protected]

Kaelyn Kingi

Recruitment and Conversion Coordinator
DDI: +64 7 838 4667
Email: [email protected]

5. Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

Natalie Lulia

Programme Manager - Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence
DDI: +64 7 858 5038
Mob: +64 27 551 1847
Email: [email protected]

6. Global Engagement and Partnerships

Professor Trevor C Drage

Associate Dean- Global Engagement and Partnerships
Mob: +64 22 067 4324
Email: [email protected]

Bruce White

Global Manager Benchmarking & Reputation
DDI: +64 7 837 9413
Mob: +64 27 644 0032
Email: [email protected]

Cath Battersby

Senior Global Partnerships Manager
DDI: +64 7 837 9625
Mob: +64 22 0177 289
Email: [email protected]