Donna has a Master’s degree in Economic Geography from the University of Auckland and has conducted research in child poverty, education and public health. She brings a wealth of qualitative and quantitative data analysis experience and an understanding of the New Zealand economy to her role.
“Research work is varied and gives insights into how people navigate within and across different sectors. I love working with data to understand what is happening and its impact on people’s lives.”
Donna’s main hobbies outside of work are textile crafting and gardening. She was also a successful track cyclist, competing for New Zealand at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.