Our People

Our people are team players, coming from multidisciplinary backgrounds. Many have been involved in senior executive, commercial growth and operational management roles before joining Maven.


[ Marilyn Hunt - Photo ]
Marilyn is an experienced business process specialist and group facilitator, working across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
[ Megan Nixon ]
Megan has extensive accounting experience within public and private sector organisations in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
[ Nanette McDonald ]
Nanette (Nan) brings a blend of business expertise, proven leadership, extensive change and programme management and IT&T familiarity, coupled with an understanding of practical approaches that…
[ Rose O'Neill ]
Rose has extensive experience in the public sector, with a strong background in research, policy and project delivery. Her specialty lies in programme and change management. 
[ Sam Prescott ]
Sam is an experienced communications and public relations practitioner, specialising in public sector and digital communications. In more than nine years as a communicator he has led communications…
[ Scott Cowan - Photo ]
Scott's expertise is in design, infographics and visual thinking processes.
[ Sharmini Sivanantham ]
Sharmini is a Maven shareholder who has over 20 years experience in the private and public sectors as an experienced project manager.
[ Stephen Underwood ]
Stephen has considerable experience in the evaluation of business proposals and getting them 'investment ready'.