Our team

The ENZ team works together to works to grow awareness of New Zealand as a study destination and to support New Zealand education providers and businesses to take their services and products overseas for enduring social, cultural and economic benefits.

Through development of a world-class international education sector, we will build a thriving and globally connected New Zealand.

We have approximately 100 staff in 18 locations around the world. In New Zealand, we have a head office in Wellington and staff in Auckland and Christchurch.

Our values, Ngā Manapou strive to create a culture of Aroha at ENZ; a place where we all value the beliefs and culture of ENZ staff. This culture of Aroha is underpinned by four values: Manaakitanga, Be one, Kaitiakitanga, Be Bold.

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Sector Engagement 

The Sector Engagement group delivers strategic initiatives in partnership with sector partners and stakeholders, undertakes business development, and designs and delivers new products and services.

Sector Services

The Sector Services group delivers a suite of products and services that support the sector to rebuild and thrive. This includes student experience, global citizenship, global events, and agent engagement, as well as scholarships to support domestic students to have an international education experience, and international students to study in New Zealand.


The International group is the face of ENZ around the world. It develops and maintains key relationships with governments, organisations and international stakeholders, and leads ENZ’s engagement globally for enhanced education cooperation.

As in-market experts, the group drives the flow of market intelligence and targeted advice to ENZ’s other teams. They support New Zealand institutions overseas, and work at offshore fairs and events to promote and enhance New Zealand's education brand.

Corporate Services 

The Corporate Services group provides insightful analysis to the sector and ENZ, as well as delivering our strategic finance, budgeting and IT services. The group also leads ENZ's business operations' planning and performance.

Government Relations 

The Government Relations group engages with the Minister of Education and Government agencies, providing authoritative advice about international education to support and influence Government policy development and implementation.

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing and Communications group leads our creative direction and marketing, acts as custodian of the brand, and provides strategic external communications and PR to support the sector.

We strive to facilitate a digital experience that embodies the Think New / I Am New brand. The ENZ digital eco-system is the first touchpoint for many prospective international students considering study with New Zealand. 

People, Culture and Capability

The People, Culture and Capability group focuses on making ENZ a great place to work. From recruitment and induction to safety and wellbeing, it ensures staff have the skills and information needed to do their jobs effectively.

The group works with managers to give staff opportunities for professional development and leads work on ENZ’s culture.



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