Meet the team

Architectural Designers New Zealand’s head office is based in Christchurch, but our team are located across New Zealand to support the needs of our members and partners. Please contact us should you have any questions, feedback or need any support from our team.

Keryn Davis

Chief Executive Officer

+64 3 358 0112
keryn.davis@adnz.org.nz

Keryn leads ADNZ as the Chief Executive Officer, working with members and partners to advance the society's mission and improve the built environment in Aotearoa.

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Joanne Collings

Partnership Director | Operations Manager

+64 3 358 0112
joanne@adnz.org.nz

Joanne is ADNZ's Partnership Director and Operations Manager working directly with our partner family as well as managing the internal team and assisting our CEO.

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Jo Woodage

Events and CPD Programme Manager

+64 3 358 0112
jo.woodage@adnz.org.nz

Jo is ADNZ’s event manager extraordinaire and creates our extensive CPD programme.

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Caroline Halliwell

Office Manager/Graphic Designer

+64 3 358 0112
caroline@adnz.org.nz

Caroline is ADNZ's office manager and graphic designer. She is involved in many areas of the organisation.

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Paula Kinraid

Finance Manager

+64 3 358 0112
paula@adnz.org.nz

Paula is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in finance both in New Zealand and in London.

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Alicia Chin

Events Coordinator

+64 3 358 0112
alicia@adnz.org.nz

Alicia organises professional and fun member events and supports the Events Manager.

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Nancy Kane

Marketing and Relationship Specialist

+64 3 358 0112
nancy.kane@adnz.org.nz

Nancy is the Marketing and Relationship Specialist at ADNZ National Office.

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Wendy Thompson

Operations Administrator/Regional Coordinator

+64 3 358 0112
wendy.thompson@adnz.org.nz

Wendy is the Operations Administrator and Regional Coordinator for ADNZ.

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Louise Taylor

Membership Manager

+643 358 0112
louise.taylor@adnz.org.nz

Louise is ADNZ's Membership Manager. She is the first point of call for membership enquiries.

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Meet the board

The Architectural Designers New Zealand Board is elected from our membership at the AGM and represents our multifaceted and diverse membership group.   With a mix of competencies and experience, our Board ensures good governance at a strategic and policy setting level.

Susie Elms

ADNZ Board Chair

Susie has over 34 years experience in Architectural Design and is owner of Chapple Architecture Ltd in Palmerston North.

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Nathan Rooney

ADNZ Deputy Board Chair

Nathan is an award-winning architectural designer and the owner of Space Architecture Studio in Wellington and the Kapiti Coast.

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Vaughan Bayley

ADNZ Board Member

Vaughan has been an ADNZ member since 2012 and been on the Waikato Executive team since 2013, serving as Secretary, then Vice Chair and then Chair.

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Mike Holmes

ADNZ Board Member

Mike is an award-winning architectural designer and owner of Wellington practice Holmes Architecture.

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Codi Singer

ADNZ Board Member

Codi is a professional member of ADNZ, Superhome Movement, a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) and is currently working towards becoming a certified Passive House Designer.

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Tai Tua'i

ADNZ Board Member

Tai joined the Board in 2023 after being a member of ADNZ for 6 years.

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