Paul Whitaker

Paul has had a colourful and varied career, starting life as a teacher in the UK before moving into a variety of leadership roles both in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. His specialism was Change Management and developing high performing teams.

Paul spent many years as a self-employed Management Training Consultant, working with some of the top companies in Australasia. Paul’s mission is to assist people to achieve their goals in their professional career and personal life, through sharing his experiences, expertise and knowledge - and having a laugh along the way.

Paul has worked for a number of not-for-profit organisations including the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education & Recreation Centre, The Beyond the Couch Trust, Tauranga YMCA, and the Wright Family Foundation.

In his spare time he sits on the boards of:

  • Creative Bay of Plenty
  • TEDx Tauranga
  • Establishment Board of Trustees for the new primary school in The Lakes – Taumata School.

He is also Former Chairman of the Kaimai Outdoor Centre Inc, where he served for 15 years.

Paul has lived in NZ for over 30 years but still misses his Mum and goes home to visit her every year.