Kaila Colbin, CEO   Kaila is the CEO of Boma New Zealand; a co-founder of Boma Global; the founder of Missing Link Consultants; a co-founder and Chair of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, the starting point for early-stage entrepreneurs in Christchurch; the Curator and Licensee for TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand and TEDxScottBase in Antarctica; Chair of the New York-based culinary school Natural Gourmet Institute; Deputy Chair of CORE Education; and a Director of ChristchurchNZ.  Her purpose in life is to be an uplifting presence.  

Kaila Colbin, CEO

Kaila is the CEO of Boma New Zealand; a co-founder of Boma Global; the founder of Missing Link Consultants; a co-founder and Chair of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, the starting point for early-stage entrepreneurs in Christchurch; the Curator and Licensee for TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand and TEDxScottBase in Antarctica; Chair of the New York-based culinary school Natural Gourmet Institute; Deputy Chair of CORE Education; and a Director of ChristchurchNZ.

Her purpose in life is to be an uplifting presence.
 

  Sarah Kinley, Head of Operations   Sarah sees her role as making the complex simple to ensure the smooth day to day running of Boma New Zealand.  Prior to joining Boma, Sarah led product strategy for an IT start up and a large data and analytics company. She has project management and business analysis expertise and has worked in IT, consulting, multimedia and government. Outside of work, she is Vice Chair of the Canterbury Tech Cluster and Mum to two high energy boys.  

Sarah Kinley, Head of Operations

Sarah sees her role as making the complex simple to ensure the smooth day to day running of Boma New Zealand.

Prior to joining Boma, Sarah led product strategy for an IT start up and a large data and analytics company. She has project management and business analysis expertise and has worked in IT, consulting, multimedia and government. Outside of work, she is Vice Chair of the Canterbury Tech Cluster and Mum to two high energy boys.
 

  Johanna Coxon, Executive Assistant   Johanna has a background in general and team management, programme management, event coordination, marketing, administration, and physical coaching.  She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English from the University of Canterbury. With this background she joined the Boma New Zealand team to manage all things business and event administration.    

Johanna Coxon, Executive Assistant

Johanna has a background in general and team management, programme management, event coordination, marketing, administration, and physical coaching.

She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English from the University of Canterbury. With this background she joined the Boma New Zealand team to manage all things business and event administration.


 

  Rebecca Robertson, Event Manager   Rebecca began her journey with Missing Link Consultants (now Boma New Zealand) in 2015 as Project Manager, through her connection with TEDxChristchurch, organising the team she joined in 2012.  Rebecca has held a number of marketing, business development, project management and governance roles across a wide range of industries including forestry and wood products, agribusiness, IT, management consulting and education. 

Rebecca Robertson, Event Manager

Rebecca began her journey with Missing Link Consultants (now Boma New Zealand) in 2015 as Project Manager, through her connection with TEDxChristchurch, organising the team she joined in 2012.

Rebecca has held a number of marketing, business development, project management and governance roles across a wide range of industries including forestry and wood products, agribusiness, IT, management consulting and education. 

  Kit Hindin, Programme Strategy and Facilitation   Kit is a dynamic and heart-led facilitator and strategist with a wealth of entrepreneurial experience within a number of industries and methodologies.  Behind the scenes Kit leads the programme development and strategy for Boma, taking centre stage for facilitation of workshops and events to inspire soulful action.

Kit Hindin, Programme Strategy and Facilitation

Kit is a dynamic and heart-led facilitator and strategist with a wealth of entrepreneurial experience within a number of industries and methodologies.

Behind the scenes Kit leads the programme development and strategy for Boma, taking centre stage for facilitation of workshops and events to inspire soulful action.

  Rosaria Ferguson, Event Producer   Rosaria specialises in technical production for our events to ensure they run as smooth as possible. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Management in Events, Operations and Production.  Rosaria has worked for a wide array of event types, companies and roles from stage management to sustainability management, on large public events through to personalised boutique offerings.  

Rosaria Ferguson, Event Producer

Rosaria specialises in technical production for our events to ensure they run as smooth as possible. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Management in Events, Operations and Production.

Rosaria has worked for a wide array of event types, companies and roles from stage management to sustainability management, on large public events through to personalised boutique offerings.  

  Gwen Hooper, Marketing Manager   Gwen started with Missing Link Consultants (now Boma New Zealand) in 2013 as a marketing consultant and also helped behind the scenes of several TEDxChristchurch events, before taking time off to start a family in 2014.  Prior to that, Gwen has held several marketing and community management roles (both paid and unpaid) in her previous working lives, all stemming from her love of online community work and games.

Gwen Hooper, Marketing Manager

Gwen started with Missing Link Consultants (now Boma New Zealand) in 2013 as a marketing consultant and also helped behind the scenes of several TEDxChristchurch events, before taking time off to start a family in 2014.

Prior to that, Gwen has held several marketing and community management roles (both paid and unpaid) in her previous working lives, all stemming from her love of online community work and games.