Catrin Devonald, CEO

Catrin joined as CEO in April 2020 after working in senior roles with cancer charities in New Zealand and in the UK for over 10 years. Catrin has a wealth of experience in not-for-profit fundraising and leadership. “It is an honour and a privilege to be part of the Sweet … Read More

Jenny Cade, Manager Member Services

Jenny is the Manager of Member Services and Support Coordinator for the Auckland West and North regions. Jenny is a pharmacist with 30 plus years’ experience in community pharmacy, pharmacy administration, education and training, and health education roles. Aside from work, Jenny has always been active in sport both as … Read More

Christine Healy, Accounts Administrator

Christine is our Sweet Louise Account Administrator. She is a very accomplished baker and owned and managed her own cafe for years. She decided to give it up last year (although she still bakes) and come and work for Sweet Louise. She says she has always known about Sweet Louise … Read More

Nadine Morton, Support Coordinator

Nadine is Support Coordinator for the Auckland Central, East and South regions. Nadine is a qualified occupational therapist from South Africa, who has worked and travelled overseas for a number of years, before settling in New Zealand with her family in 2003. She upskilled as a counsellor and worked for … Read More

Anna Allan, Support Coordinator

Anna Allan is our Support Coordinator for Auckland West and Northland regions. Anna comes from a Social Work background with experience working in health across both hospital and community, most recently working for WDHB with older adults. In her spare time, Anna enjoys time with family, catching up with friends … Read More

Angela Jackson, Support Coordinator

Angela is our Support Coordinator for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. Angela has worked as a Radiation Therapist in Wellington and Waikato Hospitals, and more recently has worked in her Whakatāne community linking people with services and support that has a focus on mental health and well-being. In … Read More

Nicola Roy, Support Coordinator

Nicki is our Support Coordinator for the Mid-central region, North Island. Nicki has a Bachelor of Nursing and has worked as a Registered Nurse in a number of New Zealand hospitals, predominantly in Paediatric Oncology. Nicki enjoys meeting people and is thankful to have had the opportunity to live overseas … Read More

Tracy Smith, Support Coordinator

Tracy is the Support Coordinator for Hawkes Bay, Wellington, Nelson and Blenheim regions. Tracy is a New Zealand-trained Occupational Therapist who has worked in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Tracy has specialised in hospice palliative care with a community focus for over 25 years. Leisure time for Tracy involves … Read More

Lesley Narayanan

Lesley Narayanan, Support Coordinator

Lesley is the Support Coordinator for the Canterbury, West Coast, Otago and Southlands region. Lesley is a Registered Nurse who has specialised in hospice palliative care provision. She has worked both in hospice inpatient units and also in the community visiting palliative patients in their own homes or care facilities. … Read More

Karri Reading, Support Administrator

Karri is our Support Admininstrator. Settled in New Zealand by way of the United States and Canada, Karri has a background in editing and office administration with a strong interest in public health, not-for-profit organisations, and academic knowledge and resources. Originally from the US state of Vermont, Karri enjoys time … Read More

Kathy McKay, National Fundraising Manager

Kathy joined Sweet Louise in February 2020 as our Fundraising Manager. Kathy has been raising funds for not-for-profits for over 15 years and is passionate about providing opportunities for supporters to make a difference and change the world. “Each and every day I am inspired by the resilience, courage and … Read More

Victoria Martin, Grants Manager

Victoria has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and fundraising across a wide variety of organisations. Victoria enjoys working in the charitable sector and believes it is a privilege to represent an organisation like Sweet Louise doing such valuable work in the community. “Thank you to all our wonderful supporters. … Read More