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 Ōritetanga

Darrell leads the development and embedding of strategies that directly impact and improve Māori educational success at NorthTec. 

Jon Smith

Director Product and Delivery

Jon will work to ensure the overall success of all of our students remains our core business to achieve better lives through education.

Jonathan Slavich

Director Corporate Services

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

Kristin Rewha-Langdon

Director Student Management

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

Phil Alexander-Crawford

Director Demand Management

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