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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.


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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.  




Marketing Manager

Kylie Williams


Kylie joined the team in January 2019 to manage sales and marketing projects for HiNZ. She has extensive experience in both the not for profit and commercial areas of marketing, communications, project management, event management and publishing. Kylie worked for BBC Worldwide in the UK for five years on BBC Publications – Radio Times, BBC Music magazine, and BBC Good Food magazine, and for EMAP Plc, publishers of Empire magazine, ELLE magazine and RED magazine, before returning to New Zealand to work in the marketing and advertising department of APN News & Media (The New Zealand Herald).


Over the past ten years Kylie has worked in the not for profit sector in senior marketing and communication roles, and spent several years as a Senior Marketing Manager for Microsoft New Zealand, managing large scale technology events.  She was recently awarded Fellowship status from the International Chartered Institute of Marketing.



Kim Mundell

Kim Mundell was appointed as CEO of HiNZ in May 2014. She was previously owner & publisher of Healthy Food Guide magazine, 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, including Allergy New Zealand. 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 works with mid/senior managers as an executive coach for HFL.


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.


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