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Kerry Bird


1993 to 2003 owned and operated licensed premises, all with gaming.
2004 until present CEO One Foundation.


Helen Somerville

GM Strategy and Systems

Helen is a service advocate with over 20 years in leadership roles spanning Banking, Insurance, FMCG and Manufacturing industries. Her passion is people leadership, leading organisational strategy and developing systems to achieve operational efficiencies.

Gavin Lord

GM Finance and Governance

Gavin's is a CPA and brings experience from a large organisations perspective as the former financial controller of a district health board.

He sees his role as operating as part of a team and being able to engage and communicate to all stakeholders to drive efficiencies and maximise benefits - financial and non-financial.

Janelle McCorquindale

Finance Manager

We are pleased to welcome Janelle to the team.  She has had a number of Finance and Systems roles and recently relocated from Auckland to join us.



Lyn Preston

Grants Manager

Lyn spent twenty-five years in Public Service and eighteen years with the Department of Internal Affairs in Rotorua, where Class 4 Gaming Audits and Racing formed part of her management role.   Lyn also has HR experience and works tirelessly to assist our Grantees with their applications and goes above and beyond the call of duty.

Halvor King

Grants Accountability Manager

Halvor has an IT background, and owned and operated one of the first ISP’s in NZ.  He has also worked as an international consultant both in telecommunications and sustainable projects.

Christine Butler

Grants Support

Christine is our Grants Assistant.  She has previous customer service experience and is an enthusiastic member of our team, always willing to help our grantees with their registrations and applications.



Paul Jones

General Manager

Paul has 38 years in hospitality, with the last 17 specialising in Gambling and 6 Years as a Texas Hold’em Tournament Director.

Savita Naran

Wellington Regional Manager

Savita joined us in 2015.  She has 22 years experience in gaming, hospitality and compliance and forms a critical component of our regional strategy.

David Moore

Manager North and South

David has 35 years experience in hospitality, gaming, National Sales Manager and as a business owner. He has been with One Foundation since June 2008.

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