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HiNZ Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Mundell


Kim Mundell was appointed HiNZ Chief Executive in May 2014. She was previously chief executive of a disability service provider, owner/publisher of Healthy Food Guide magazine, owner/event director of the Gluten Free Food & Allergy Shows and marketing director at The New Zealand Herald.


In addition to her work with HiNZ, Kim owns a consulting business, Mandeville Limited. Kim and her team of sub-contractors publish magazines for several not-for-profit organisations. In 2014 Kim was appointed as judge convenor for the annual Magazine Media Awards by the Magazine Publishers Association, a role she does under contract in June each year. She also does contract work as an executive coach for HFL Leadership.


Kim originally trained as a Registered Nurse, specialising in Operating Theatre nursing, before moving into the business world. She has a Diploma of Business from the University of Auckland and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management from the University of Melbourne.


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.


Administration Manager

Gloria Holliday


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



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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