- Kim RennerExecutive DirectorBA, RSA CELTAKim RennerExecutive Director
Kim has worked with English New Zealand since September 2006. She is responsible for managing the strategy, marketing and secretariat functions of the organisation including advocacy, membership services, generic marketing and events coordination.
Having worked in the English language industry since 1993, Kim has experience in various roles within the language school environment including management of sales and marketing.
Contact Kim if you have any questions about English New Zealand.
- Darren ConwayChairmanBA, DTEFLA, MAppLing, MBADarren ConwayChairman
Darren is Managing Director and co-owner of Languages International. After completing his RSA Prep Cert in London in 1989 he taught in Cairo, London and Sydney, before starting as a teacher at Languages International, Auckland, in 1993.
Darren has extensive experience in the industry as a teacher, teacher trainer, lecturer, textbook writer, examiner and exam item writer, marketer and manager.
- Geoff ButlerBoard MemberBAGeoff ButlerBoard Member
Geoff is the owner of Mount Maunganui Language Centre. He has been involved in English language education both in New Zealand and Japan since 1997, and has been Director of Mount Maunganui Language Centre since 2001. Geoff has served as Chairman of Education Tauranga and is a past board member of English New Zealand.
- Maureen HayesBoard MemberBA, MA, RSA Cert TEFLAMaureen HayesBoard Member
Maureen has been involved in the EFL industry since 1991 and became an Owner/Director of Worldwide School of English, Auckland, in 1996. Her experience includes service as a former Executive member and Chair of CRELS NZ, and Maureen has served on the English New Zealand Board since June 2012.
- Jan ClarkeBoard MemberBA, Dip Arts, Cert TESOLJan ClarkeBoard Member
Jan has been involved in the EFL industry for over 25 years both in Japan and New Zealand. She started her working life as a teacher before moving into a management role at Rotorua English Language Academy where she has worked for the last 20 years.
- Heather KnoxBoard MemberMA, DELTA, Cert Adult Education and Training, Cert Tertiary Learning and TeachingHeather KnoxBoard Member
Heather is Manager of the School of English at Ara Institute of Canterbury, Christchurch. She has 25 years’ experience in English language education in a range of contexts both in New Zealand and abroad (in Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Brazil), having worked as a teacher, examiner, teacher trainer, Director of Studies and Academic Manager, and in marketing, student support and customer service roles.