WIN Northland: Sustainability in Procurement and Contracting

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The WIN Northland Chapter invites you to join them for a panel discussion with business leaders on how we can create positive impact for our suppliers, contractors and the communities we serve. Hear from a range of panellists on their journey, perspectives and ideas for increasing local impact within our communities.  

We will have Christmas themed drinks and nibbles generously sponsored by Stellar Projects to conclude the evening of our final event for 2022. We welcome everyone to mix and mingle and celebrate a successful year at the end of the panel discussion.

Hosted by Stellar Projects
”Stellar Projects is a consultancy that combines multiple disciplines to build environments and infrastructure for people, places and technology. Our services span strategy, planning and consents, design, development management, landscape architecture, construction management, quantity surveying, project management, property advice and asset/facilities management within the commercial, infrastructure and residential sectors. We are a talented, committed team who share the common ambition of realising great projects.”

Presenter Details


Josie Boyd, COO Network, Northpower 

Josie joined Northpower in 2011, was its General Counsel for a number of years and prior to that worked in New Zealand and the UK in a range of private practice and in house corporate roles in the utilities, construction and professional services industries. Josie has responsibility for managing Northpower’s electricity network, including engineering, asset investment, customer, operational, commercial, and regulatory functions.


Rosie Mercer, CEO Marsden Maritime Holdings 

Rosie is Chief Executive of Marsden Maritime Holdings Ltd, having started in the role in July 2022.  She joined MMH after nine years at Ports of Auckland, where she was most recently a member of the executive team in her role of GM Sustainability, following her role of Civil Infrastructure Engineer for the port.  

Rosie is currently a director on the board of Crown Regional Holdings Ltd which manages assets and funding for regional economic development investments for the Government across regional NZ.  

Rosie is an experienced executive manager and engineer with governance experience across the supply chain and port related businesses.   She started her career as a civil engineer working for Beca in local and international transport infrastructure projects and served as an engineer in the NZDF, including a deployment to Afghanistan as part of the Provincial Reconstruction Team.

Shelley Wharton, Manager Infrastructure Programmes, Whangarei District Council 

Shelley is a Water New Zealand Board Member, and a civil / environmental engineer with 20 years’ experience in local government leadership roles in Aotearoa New Zealand. Shelley’s areas of expertise include water sensitive design, and the delivery of complex, integrated infrastructure programmes from planning to construction. Passionate about our freshwater environment, Shelley is particularly interested in defining new ways of working in partnership with tangata whenua to achieve Te Mana o te Wai outcomes. Her role as Manager Infrastructure Programmes at Whangārei District Council includes PMO services; delivery of the City Centre Revitalisation and Blue Green Network programmes; as well as a wider portfolio of major projects. Shelley enjoys working within multi-disciplinary teams to generate new ideas and strategies that create positive, enduring change for Aotearoa New Zealand.

Jacqui Hori-Holt, Regional Manager Maintenance & Operations for Tamaki Makaurau me te Tai Tokerau, Waka Kotahi  

Jacqui is the Regional Manager Maintenance & Operations for Tamaki Makaurau me te Tai Tokerau since May 2021.   Jacqui returned home from the UK with her family 17 years ago.  She has predominantly worked in Maintenance and Operations roles since moving home the role brings diversity where no one day is the same and is something that she enjoys and that delivering great outcomes for now and future is really rewarding some of the little things can make a big difference to our communities.


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