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Principal Consultant

Theresa Rongonui

General Manager of Skills International Bridget Dennis

Experienced workforce development consultant with a passion for social innovation

Theresa is a Principal Consultant for Skills Consulting Group. Backed by 15 years of experience in workforce development, Theresa works to provide future-focused development services to grow our communities and economy.

As part of her work with Skills Consulting Group, Theresa has played an integral role in building workforce development solutions to create intergenerational wellbeing. With her passion for social innovation and creating sustainable futures for all, Theresa has been instrumental in developing Skills’ Indigenous Education Framework, helping to ensure that the specific cultural needs of learners are considered and catered for in learning design. She has also developed and run the Māori and Pasifika Leaders Programme, Te Rau o Te Huia, a programme designed to grow Māori and Pasifika leadership numbers across the workforce through growing leadership skills and supporting participants to ‘bring their whole selves to work’.

Theresa has worked across large corporate organisations, small and medium enterprises and a specialist consultancy firm. She is an expert in workforce development, indigenous development and cultural competency, paradigms, and framework development.

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