Hélène Tholoniat

Hélène has been involved in the social enterprise sector for the last five years, and has worked in France, Hong Kong and New Zealand. Hélène joined Ākina in January 2017 and now works across of wide range of projects, including the Social Enterprise Sector Development Programme.

With a background in Corporate and Public Management, Hélène has experience in project design and management, business development, and entrepreneurship. She is passionate about social innovation and is particularly interested in how social enterprise is an effective tool for tackling society’s most pressing issues. She is also interested in how the public and private sectors can support and embrace this model.

Hélène is based in Wellington.