9 - 18 March 2018 (KST)

25 AUGUST - 6 SEPT 2020 (JST)

4 - 13 MARCH 2022 (UTC)

Meet our Team

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is very proud to have recruited and retained the following talented team members. Each person plays a key role in implementing the PNZ Strategic Plan - Towards 2020.


Senior Leadership Team Members


Fiona Allan, Chief Executive and Secretary General

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e: fallan@paralympics.org.nz

Fiona is a well-respected strategic leader in New Zealand sport with a 16-year plus career. Since 2007 she has led growth of the Paralympic Movement in New Zealand.

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Malcolm Humm, High Performance Director

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e: mhumm@paralympics.org.nz

Malcolm has over 20 years’ experience in High Performance Sport. Since 2008 he has led all PNZ programmes to deliver against Paralympic Games medal targets.

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Lynette Grace, Games Campaign and Sports Manager

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e: lgrace@paralympics.org.nz

Lynette has worked in High Performance event and campaign direction for 20 years’. Since 2014 she has led all Paralympic Games campaigns and Member relationships.

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Rachel Froggatt, Commercial and Marketing Director

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e: rfroggatt@paralympics.org.nz

Rachel is a commercial and marketing strategist with over 16 years’ experience. Since 2014 she has led the delivery of PNZ’s award-winning Spirit of Gold® Initiative.

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Caroline White, Financial Controller

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Caroline is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in finance. Since 2008 she has been with PNZ in varying roles and now heads-up Finance and Payroll.

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Commercial and Marketing Team Members


Melissa Dawson, Communications Manager

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e: mdawson@paralympics.org.nz

Melissa is a communication and PR professional with over 20 years’ experience. Since 2012 she has led PNZ’s brand and reputational growth across New Zealand.

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Ian Sargeant, Commercial Partnerships Manager

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m: 0064 (0) 21 220 6461
e: isargeant@paralympics.org.nz

Ian has been a specialist in developing mutually beneficial commercial partnerships for nearly 10 years. Since 2016 he has led PNZ’s relationships with brands such as Toyota, ACC and Cadbury.

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High Performance and Community Development Team Members


Marguerite Christophers, Classification Manager

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m: 0064 (0) 217 467 27
e: classification@paralympics.org.nz

Marguerite is one of the world’s leading Para sport classifiers, with 20 years’ experience in the sector. Since 2009 she has led the national Classification Strategy.

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Dr. Melissa Wilson, Para Sport High Performance Athlete Development Manager

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m: 0064 (0) 21 448 969
e: mwilson@paralympics.org.nz

Melissa is a skill acquisition and athlete development specialist with 11 years’ experience. Since 2016 she has led PNZ’s athlete development programmes.

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Kieran Wall, Para Sport Community Development Manager

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m: 0064 (0) 215 437 90
e: kwall@paralympics.org.nz

Kieran has been a community development specialist for almost 5 years. He has a passion for engaging the community in Para sport. Since 2016 he has led this programme for PNZ nationally.

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Graeme Maw, Para Swimming Programme Leader

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e: gmaw@paralympics.org.nz

Graeme is a very experienced High Performance manager, with a 25-year career in delivering results. Since 2017 he has managed the Para Swimming programme.

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Marty Croy, Programme Manager - Para Cycling and Shooting Para Sport

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m: 0064 (0) 21 401 363
e: mcroy@paralympics.org.nz

Marty has spent 20 years’ in various New Zealand High Performance Sport roles. Since 2017 he has managed the Para cycling and Shooting Para Sport programmes.

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Gary Francis, Para Swimming National Development Coach

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e: gfrancis@paralympics.org.nz

Gary is an internationally respected High Performance coach with a 25-year career in football and swimming. Since 2014 he has been key in developing kiwi Paralympians.

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Simon Mayne, Para Swimming Performance Coach

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e: smayne@paralympics.org.nz

Simon has had a 20-year career in sport and has coached Paralympic swimmers to three consecutive Paralympic Games since 2005. His focus is now set on Tokyo 2020.

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Roly Crichton, Para Swimming Performance Coach

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Roly has been involved in Para sport for close to 40 years, representing New Zealand at five Paralympic Games, two as an athlete and three as a swim coach. He is now focussed on developing Para swimmers for Tokyo 2020.

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Stuart MacDonald, PNZ Para Cycling Head Performance Coach

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m: 0064 (0) 272 672 752
e: smacdonald@paralympics.org.nz

Stuart has been coaching in High Performance cycling for more than a decade in the UK and New Zealand. He joined PNZ in 2015 and became Head Coach in April 2017.

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Laura Thompson, Para Cycling National Development Coordinator

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e: lthompson@paralympics.org.nz

Laura joined PNZ as a sighted pilot for Para cycling in 2009 and won five Paralympic medals across London 2012 and Rio 2016. After retiring in 2016 she became a coach.

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Major Partners

ToyatoHigh Performance Sport New Zealand


Official Partners

Adecco ACCHarvey Norman VISATVNZAttitude Live


Community Partners

MondelezSanfordNew Zealand Chambers of CommerceNew Zealand Racing BoardPub CharityThe Lion FoundationNew Zealand Community Trust


Official Suppliers

Simpson Gierson Blue StarBLKOceanbridgeMillennium CollectionHouse of Travel


Partners

This website has only been made possible
thanks to the generous support of Sport New Zealand

Acknowledgement