Jethro has had a broad and varied career. A head prefect at high school, he went on to work in sales and account management roles, while developing a secondary career as an officer in the NZ Army Reserve Force. During this time, Jethro led a team of youth development instructors at the Limited Service Volunteer programme which helped inspire the start-up of Future Leaders Academy. Having seen many poor examples of leadership in the wider community, he aims to be a champion of change and developing our region’s youth.
Being part of the journey since the beginning, Davina has influenced the way we think about positive mindsets and the power of self-confidence. An expert in her field, Davina is also the Director of Marrzipan Drama, and ensures that Future Leaders Academy maintains its action oriented approach to the work we do and brings great entrepreneurial insight for our many ideas.
Casey joined Future Leaders in a support role to work alongside the team and assist in all areas of the business. With an extensive background in Business Support, Casey enjoys being part of the Future Leaders team and being involved in the development of the youth Future Leaders are fortunate to be able to work with.
As an organizational development expert, Tony F Williams has led transformational projects for numerous government and corporate organizations around the world.
Tony’s extensive understanding of leadership was gained as a senior officer with the New Zealand Army and most notably as a Special Forces Captain within the elite New Zealand Special Air Service.
Add to his military service over his five ‘tours’ is Tony’s vast experience with the civilian sector, both public and private. Beginning as a leadership developer with Fletcher Challenge Group, Tony has worked with every sector from fishing, pulp and paper to tourism and manufacturing both in New Zealand and off-shore. His strategic work early on with Masport set him on his current path as a disruptor and transfomer.