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Brenda is a consultant who crosses the worlds of business and digital production. She helps organisations to create and build on effective digital strategies that work for their business and their people.

Brenda has been the Head of Digital and Head of Innovation at NZ On Air, where she ran the Digital Media Fund as well as being part of the Senior Leadership Team. Prior to this, Brenda set up and managed the NZ screen showcase website NZ On Screen. She has worked extensively in the digital media and internet sectors, both in NZ and Europe, and played a key role in developing support for women in the NZ internet industry in the late 1990s. Brenda has a BSc and PhD from Otago University.

In 2018 Brenda was appointed to the Ministerial Advisory Group for Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion. She is the co-Vice President of WIFT.


Kelly Martin

Nicola Olsen
Board member

Sharon Menzies
Chair, Producers Professional Programme

Jill Macnab
Board member

Vanessa Wells
Board member

Vicki Jackways
Board member


Patricia Watson
Executive Director