Senior Leadership Team

Wayne Jackson

Acting Chief Executive

Wayne is a company director and Chair, working with clients in business strategy and governance through Governus, his advisory company.

Hohepa Rudolph


Respected elder and Tai Tokerau identity Hohepa Rudolph was appointed NorthTec Kaumatua in 2008 following a selection process conducted by a panel of Māori community and NorthTec representatives.

Darrell Lambert

Director Outcomes

Darrell has leadership experience in strategic planning, capability development, programme development and management, quality improvement and human resources.

Jonathan Slavich

Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan comes into the tertiary education sector from a strong background in banking and finance.

Kristin Rewha-Langdon

Director of Corporate Solutions

Kristin has a strong background in leading people, especially through wider system changes.  

Phil Alexander-Crawford

Director Development

As Director Development, Phil is responsible for building strategic relationships and business opportunities to drive growth.

Jon Smith

Director, International

Jon has over twenty years’ experience within the UK and New Zealand Further and Higher Education domestic and International sectors.