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It's Time to Make the Move

Hear from our talent specialist about opportunities in Ōtautahi Christchurch. 

Karen Haigh

Karen Haigh is the Talent Specialist at ChristchurchNZ. Karen has broad experience across international marketing, project management, and international education in England, Indonesia, Singapore and now Christchurch, New Zealand.  Karen’s role in the Talent team focuses on ensuring we are attracting and retaining the right people to help build the region’s economy, and that education provision and industry is aligned. Karen enjoys exploring the hills and beaches near her home in Christchurch with her dog.

Simon Anderson

Simon Anderson is the Regional Growth Manager at ChristchurchNZ, responsible for the Business Cluster driven transformation of the economy with tertiary and industry. Simon has 20 years’ experience in corporate and start-ups, and has spent the past three years in government tripartite work at ChristchurchNZ. Simon is a serial volunteer, and ex-elite cyclist that still loves cycling around our fabulous Port Hills backyard.

Karen Haigh
Talent Specialist
Simon Anderson
Regional Growth Manager