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HiNZ Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Mundell


Kim Mundell was appointed HiNZ Chief Executive in May 2014. She originally trained as a Registered Nurse, briefly specialising in Operating Theatre nursing, before moving into the business world early in her career. Kim has a Diploma of Business from the University of Auckland and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management from the University of Melbourne.


She was previously marketing manager at Fairfax Business Magazines in Australia and marketing director at The New Zealand Herald.

In 2004, she left the corporate world to become an entrepreneur. She was the founder and publisher of Healthy Food Guide, which became New Zealand’s 8th highest selling consumer magazine within three years of launch and expanded to three other countries under license. The publication is widely recognised within the media sector as one of NZ’s most successful magazine start-ups. She was also owner/event director for the Gluten Free Food & Allergy Show in New Zealand.

Since selling her publishing business in 2011, Kim has run a consulting business (Mandeville Limited) specialising in custom publishing, event management and executive coaching - in addition to her work with HiNZ.


General Manager

Kylie Williams

Kylie Williams joined the HiNZ team in January 2019 and is responsible for marketing, business development and special projects.

Kylie is a senior marketing and management professional (Fellow, International Chartered Institute of Marketing) with 20+ years global management experience across the commercial and social profit sectors, with particular experience in digital marketing and digital transformation.

Kylie spent a decade in the UK working for BBC worldwide and GE Capital GCF, and has held senior management roles in the social profit sector as Marketing Director for Oxfam, Head of Marketing for Blind Foundation, Acting GM, Marketing for World Vision, and Interim CEO for Melanoma Foundation NZ.  She has also worked for Microsoft NZ as a Senior Manager, managing digital marketing, running major events (TechEd/Ignite), working with tertiary students and start ups, and was involved in outreach programmes aligned to Microsoft Philanthropies' work with education charities in NZ.   She  is currently a member of the Digital Advisory Group for the New Zealand Marketing Association.

Kylie is motivated by helping empower people and organisations to reach their optimum potential, and making a positive difference to humanity through harnessing technology as an enabler.



Finance & Administration Manager

Gloria Holliday


Gloria Holliday joined the HiNZ team in August 2016 and is responsible for all accounts and office administration functions.


She has extensive finance and administration experience and, after 20 years in the corporate world, created her own virtual assistant business providing contract and freelance support to businesses globally.



Editor, eHealthNews

Rebecca McBeth

Rebecca McBeth joined the HiNZ team as editor of its new publication,, in January 2018.

Rebecca was previously news editor at Digital Health Intelligence in London, where she lived for five years. Prior to that, she was the senior health reporter at The Christchurch Press, where she won a NZ Canon Media Award and a NZ Reporting Diversity award. Now based in Auckland, she has worked in communications for the health technology sector since July 2017, trading as McBeth Communications.


Sub-Editor, eHealthNews

Julie O'Brien


Julie O’Brien joined the HiNZ team in January 2018 as the sub-editor of its new publication,

After completing a BA in English, Julie trained as a journalist and worked as a reporter for the Waikato Times, before heading to London. While there and later back in New Zealand, she worked in in-house publication roles, eventually establishing a communications consultancy with a friend.

After another 15-year period in which she trained and worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist, Julie completed an editing qualification and has now integrated the different aspects of her career into working as a freelance writer and editor, with a focus on health and psychological wellbeing.


Events and Projects Manager

Allanah Roberts


Allanah Roberts will be bringing 20 years of passion for facilitating and planning events and managing projects to HiNZ.  Allanah has a background in Agriculture, Investment Advisory and Horticulture her most recent projects being the Executive Assistant to two Senior Chiefs at Zespri International, a 4.5 billion dollar global company and iconic corporate NZ brand.

Self confessed petrol head Allanah, when not organising and facilitating her families overseas trips, extracurricular after school activities, music concert attendance and running her own household, Allanah studies part time towards her Diploma of Business.




Website Coordinator

Jeneffer Navarrete


Jeneffer has been handling customer service roles for various international companies. She has also been a campaign manager for a US digital marketing company handling online marketing campaigns for different consumer brands. 

She was previously in customer support roles and content management for an Australian non-profit events website. Another past opportunity was she became a contributor for content and article creation for a women-tech website based in the US. A Microsoft Certified Professional and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Jeneffer had also served as an IT Helpdesk for a contact center.


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