Our Leadership Team
Dr Warren Williams – Chief Executive
Ko Tūhoe, ko Waikato ōku iwi
Ko Te Urewera, Ko Ngāti Māhanga ōku hapū
Ko Te Tōtara, Ko Te Papa-o-Rotu ōku marae
Ko Warren Williams tōku ingoa
Warren has extensive experience in IT, business and tertiary education spanning more than 25 years. He has held executive and senior management roles, and is active in tribal and community-level groups. He has a PhD in Strategic Management where his thesis was on increasing Māori participation within the IT industry, as well as an MBA with a focus on leadership.
Warren is passionate about empowering people through education and technology, underpinned by evidence-based research, with a learner/community-centric focus.
Shona Te Huki – Programmes Manager
Shona has worked with the Trust since 2013 delivering the Computers in Homes programme in the Manawatu/Horowhenua region then progressing into a management role for the Central North Island in 2017 as well as becoming the National Refugee Connect Manager that same year.
Shona has a background of working in the Social Services sector and has a passion for working alongside families who are wanting to develop digital literacy confidence and competency to become more engaged with the digital world.
Shona works with communities, partners, stakeholders, families and individuals to promote, create and deliver digital programmes that contribute to well-being.
David is an experienced and valued communications professional, with over 30 years experience and involvement in both central government and community and voluntary sector communications. He has had a variety of roles managing communications and information technology and is passionate about digital communications as a key tool nowadays for anyone.
David joined the 20/20 Board originally in 2011 as a Trustee. He has previously served as Chair (in 2018) and as Treasurer (in 2016 and from 2021-2022) until resigning that role and joining the 20/20 staff team in March 2022.
David sees his role with the Trust as one where he can now actively market and communicate the Trust’s role and successes in working to achieve digital inclusion for all New Zealanders.
David has also been involved in promoting access to and the value of public libraries to our communities and has previously worked extensively in the community and voluntary sector advocating for and advancing better use of technology and improved communications capability for community organisations – both large and small.
David is also a trained classical singer, has appeared in over 50 operas and is fluent in Italian.
He uri ahau nō Ko Te Arawa
Ko Ngāti Ruanui raua ko Te Āti Awa ki Pōneke.
Matthew has taken on a new role in the 20/20 Trust as our Funding & Relationships Advisor working with our partners, managing our funding and seeking funding opportunities for the Trust. Matthew was born and raised in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, and has a background in Relationship Management and Fundraising. He has worked in the social services, education, health and environmental sectors.
Matthew has a degree in Anthropolgy and Geography. His understanding of people and place combined with his community experience are the basis for his strong values. He is a fundraiser who believes everyone has a story.
Anna Phipps – Accounts Executive
Anna joined the team in May 2017 and provides business support and financial services to ensure the smooth operation of the Trust. Anna assists with all budgeting, financial reporting and processes all accounts related materials. Anna has done extensive work on our procedural documentation and policy work.
Seraphim Bernus – Executive Assistant to CEO
Born in France, Seraphim has been living in Aotearoa since 2008 and is a proud New Zealand citizen.
Seraphim joined the 20/20 Trust team in 2019 as Office Manager. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with her vast experience in both the international corporate and public sectors.
Her current role involves providing support to the CEO and she is the first point of contact for 20/20 Trust external enquiries, as well as being the secretary for the Board of Trustees.
Seraphim is passionate about diversity and the wisdom of all cultures, including Te Ao Māori.
Seraphim is also an avid musician.
Our Programmes Team
Denise Proctor – Programmes Coordinator
Ki te taha toku papa
Ko Ongaro toku maunga
Ko Rotokakahi te awa
Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua te waka
Ko Te Rarawa te iwi
Ko Te Uri o Tai te hapu
Ko Morehu me Nga hau e wha oku marae
Ki te taha toku mama
Ko Niuean ahau
Ko Denise Proctor toku ingoa
Denise is the current chair of the Board of Trustees at Pukekohe North School and a member of the Board of Trustees at Pukekohe High School. She is a committee member at Nga Hau e wha marae ki Pukekohe and is involved in the local rugby league, softball and waka ama sports clubs.
Denise has raised six mokopuna for the last 16 years and became involved in the 20/20 Trust Computers in Homes Programme in 2009 because she could see the benefits of having access to technology in the home for her mokopuna and whānau. In 2014, Denise became a trainer for Computers and homes in the Franklin area and has continued to work with 20/20 Trust as a Coordinator for the Family Connect digital literacy programme.
Faava Vaelaa Seleni – Programmes Coordinator
Faava has worked with the Trust since 2016, firstly as a Facilitator, then in 2020 as Programme Support and in 2022 has joined our team as a Programme Coordinator.
Faava says that being a facilitator has opened up her eyes to how important digital inclusion is for all New Zealanders—as we all know today’s world is fully digital.
Faava says: “It warms my heart to see our elderly mamas and papas get a feel of the digital world. For many, our programmes have given them the space to re-engage with family overseas, especially with the current pandemic, keeping in touch online with whanau/aiga is very important.”
Faava is a mother of three and says her biggest motivation to strive for greatness are her three boys. As a Programme Coordinator, Faava works with the Auckland community to promote, create, and deliver Digital Inclusion.
Jane Manu Autagavaia – Programmes Coordinator
Malo e Lelei
Jane is of Tongan decent born and raised in Aotearoa. She started her journey with 20/20 Trust as a Programme Coordinator in March 2021.
Her previous role was as an airline long-haul Flight Attendant for 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Auckland and notes that since then technology and devices have evolved and advanced.
Her passion is to help our community improve its digital literacy and wellbeing. This is what drives her.
Ko Ngatiwai tōku iwi
Ko Te Whanau a Rangiwhakaahu, Ko Te Waiariki o Ngunguru ōku hapū
Ko Te Tokomanawa o te aroha, Ko Paratene Te Manu ōku marae
Ko Marion Kerepeti Edwards tōku ingoa
Marion joined the 20/20 Trust in 2021 and has continued as a Programmes Coordinator in Auckland/Northland. She is an experienced educator and community leader, with over 30 years working in international and local tertiary and community education and development. She has held a variety of roles in governance, senior management with NGOs, NFPs and SMEs.
Marion also serves on her marae trust, is an elected member of the Multicultural New Zealand Council and also holds various roles on regional not-for-profit boards.
Marion is passionate about cultural diversity, developing community resilience and using digital communications as a medium to connect communities.
Sara Assefa – Programmes Coordinator
Sara has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in criminology and sociology. She is honoured to have joined the 20/20 Team at the start of 2023.
Sara has over 7 years experience in the community/health sector and was a flight attendant for 5 years before the pandemic. The pandemic has made the importance of keeping in touch with the outside world very clear to her. Her motivation comes from the fact that digital inclusion is not available to many people around the world. Her passion is to help those in her community feel included, seen and heard. This has allowed her to be fully aware of the importance of including for marginalised kiwis, who for whatever circumstances, are digitally excluded.
Sinead Moore – Programmes Coordinator
Sinead resides in Dunedin. She is originally from Kaitaia in the far north. She went to primary school there in Herekino and then went to Whangarei Girls’ High School. She moved to Auckland in 2007 to complete hairdressing at Winters School of Hairdressing and Servilles for the second year.
She moved down to Dunedin in 2019 to help out her Mum (Janine Lonergan, our long-standing Programmes Coordinator from the deep South). Sinead started off as a Facilitator first and has moved to the role of Programmes Coordinator. “I love it,” she says. “It’s very rewarding job.”
Tuiara Pekepo-Tevaga – Programmes Coordinator
Tuiara is a New Zealand born Cook Island Maori, who is very passionate about whanau, our culture, connecting within communities, and keeping our people thriving in all aspects of life.
She is a mother and grandmother to a beautiful little tribe made up of 13 pepe, tamariki, rangatahi and pakeke. She works hard to support, teach, guide and nurture them all to grow strong into their own unique individualities. To dream big, set goals, and to always work hard for whatever it is that they aspire to be. Her life is very busy, full of life, and always driven by her whanau.
Tuiara joined the 20/20 Trust team in July 2021 as a Facilitator and as of February 2022 she became the Programme Coordinator for the Central North Island.
She is hugely grateful to be a part of our amazing kaupapa and incredible uplifting team.
Graeme Gibb – Technical Coordinator
Graeme is an experienced technician who has worked for some years providing technical support for 20/20 Trust families across NZ.
Graeme coordinates technical support for staff and learners throughout the country, primarily on the 0800 helpline. He also looks after our online registration systems and our CRM and learner databases.
Malik Pekepo-Tangaroa – Programmes Administrator
Tēnā emiemi mai tātou katoa.
He uri tēnei nō Ngāti Kahungunu ki Tamatea, Ngāti Koroki kahukura, Ngāti Maniapoto me ngā moutere o Kuki Airani anō hoki.
Ko Malik Pekepo-Tangaroa tōku ingoa.
Malik joined 2020 Trust in March 2023 as a Programmes Administrator and is someone who thrives off processes and structure. She currently holds tohu in finance, business, e-commerce and te reo Māori.
Malik is a Māmā and constantly works hard to provide for her growing family. She has a background in administration and working along side our indigenous Māori people through the kaupapa of Kōhanga Reo.
Te Ao Māori is a huge part of Malik’s life and values, she is here to serve her people and her culture by setting an example of what it means to be Māori.
Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi.
Nanar Tan – Creative Coordinator
Nanar joined the Trust in 2022 and has a background in instructional design, media, information systems, business computing, and tertiary teaching. She brings to the Trust a vast knowledge of learning management and client management systems as well as web design and development.
Nanar is best described as an honest, reliable and friendly part of our team and she takes on challenges and turns them into opportunities. Her previous experience and knowledge with working with learners continues to add value to the Trust.
To add to her list of skills Nanar is also fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.