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Governance Support

We offer Governance Support to all our Member Schools. Please contact us below
Mark Larson - CEO, AIS NZ


Mark Larson - CEO, AIS NZ


All general enquiries
Rhonda Thorpe - AIS NZ Office

Email or Phone


Carl Becker - Axis Strategies

Carl has Principal experience and is an approved provider with the Ministry of Education and NZSTA and has significant experience with Board and Proprietor work.

Email: | Ph: 021 585397  Website:

Eoin Crosbie

Eoin is an ex-Principal experienced in the state system and at Bethlehem College. He is a Proprietor Trustee with the New Zealand Christian Proprietors Trust and has supported a number of schools with such services as special character reviews, Principal recruitment, and other governance advice.

Email: | Ph 021 741607

Willy Kersten

Willy is an ex-Principal with experience in state schools as well as Catholic and Anglican schools. He is on the proprietorship of a Presbyterian school based in Havelock North.

Email: | Ph: 027 305 9036

Mark Larson - Larson Consulting Ltd

Mark has extensive experience in education having taught in state schools and been a Principal of a state integrated school. Mark has served on a number of state integrated school Boards as a Proprietor appointee and been a Presiding Member in some cases. In his consultancy role he has undertaken numerous Principal appointments and appraisals, special character reviews and other governance support. 

Email: | 027 4852244