As Women & Girls Manager, Simone has a wealth of skills and expertise, including significant Good Sports and Coaching Development experience. Prior to joining Aktive, Simone was Sport Manager, Surf Life Saving Northern Region for six years. She has also been a business owner and was a Constable in the NZ Police for five years, and as a result has operational, strategic and governance experience.

Simone is responsible for developing and managing the implementation of Aktive’s strategy and associated policies and initiatives to increase participation by women and girls in sport, play, active recreation and governance.