FOUNDER / CEO
Carl is the CEO and Founder of JumpShift, and his focus is on improving the effectiveness of organizations through more motivated and productive people.
Carl has over 15 years experience of improving organizational performance through defining their identities and developing strategies. Carl has worked at Accenture and Rightmove.co.uk, as well as founding businesses of his own – Browniepoints.co.nz and boutique strategy consulting company Real Consulting.
Carl won the 2010 Platinum-Triangle Fulbright Scholar in Entrepreneurship and holds an MBA from Babson College in Boston, USA, where he graduated top of his class. He also has a Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) from Massey University, NZ, and was awarded the 2011 Massey University Distinguished Young Alumni.
Outside of work, Carl does all he can to be in salt water – fishing it, surfing it or diving in it.
DIRECTOR / LEAD FACILITATOR
Don is a Director of JumpShift, and brings 10 years of continuous improvement experience and learnings from a variety of industries including Engineering, FMCG, Aircraft, Dairy and multiple SME’s.
Don has held senior and junior continuous improvement roles, senior management roles, and been an apprentice – all providing him the ability to share his learnings, and build the capability of people and teams at all levels within organizations. Don has qualifications in Lean, Six Sigma and TOC and his passion is in building the capability of the people he works with ensuring that mindset changes are embedded into the way we work.
Don has won Global Excellence / CEO awards within the industries he has worked, but his greatest reward is his family including his son with whom he shares his passions of fishing, sport, and living the Kiwi dream.
VP - REATIONSHIPS
Matt is VP - Relationships at JumpShift. Matt brings 12+ years of experience in Fortune 500 companies with roles in HR, systems, analytics, strategy, and continuous improvement. Matt is passionate about helping organizations develop problem solving skills and improving how people work together.
Matt holds an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, MA, USA and a BA in Communication and Spanish from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, USA. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Matt lives in Boston with his wife Lauren, his daughter Clare, and their lovable dog, Watson. His happy place is Cape Cod with his family (maybe with a beer in hand).
HEAD OF DIGITAL SERVICES
Darshan is our Head of Digital Services. Darshan has worked in multiple industries in technical and managerial positions around the globe. Before joining JumpShift, Darshan was part of the marketing leadership program at WR Grace (Boston) and led strategic projects for the specialty chemicals company. Previously he has managed and expanded his family business across the Indian subcontinent.
Darshan graduated with honors from Babson College in Boston, US and ranked third in B.E. (Chemical Engineering). Winning Babson’s Next Big Idea Competition gave him the opportunity to pitch his idea to billionaires Mark Cuban and Daymond John at Babson Shark Tank. Passionate about entrepreneurship, Darshan has organized various startup events in Boston such as the 8-week Lean Startup Challenge.
Darshan enjoys swimming with his twin daughters and loves adventure sports.
Janine is our Operations Manager, or otherwise known as our in-house Super Woman!
Janine holds many years of experience in Remuneration and Benefits consulting both in New Zealand and the UK. Prior to joining JumpShift, Janine was responsible for the development and management of the remuneration survey function at AonHewitt, as well as the implementation and support of salary review software across organizations. Janine also has experience in working in HR Systems and Analysis within a corporate environment. Janine holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Employment Relations and Management.
Having returned to New Zealand 5 years ago, Janine’s love of travel is still as strong as ever – with particular interest in immersing herself in the people and their culture.
Anna is our Operations Administrator. She helps hold the team together and delivers administrative support for all of our programs.
With a Bachelor of Technology from Massey University, Anna has held product development, logistics and customer service roles in the FMCG and Utilities industries. Before joining JumpShift she was Senior Customer Service Representative at Unison Networks Limited in Hawkes Bay.
Outside of work, Anna’s spare time is taken up raising her young daughter but she also enjoys travel (she is conveniently engaged to a pilot), cooking and entertaining, and a good drop of wine.
CO-FOUNDER / COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Emma is in charge of our communications at JumpShift. Emma is fascinated with human behavior, and creating products, plans and systems that are easy to use.
Emma's background is in marketing and creating businesses. She co-founded Browniepoints.co.nz, an online gift store in 2004, and after turning it into a profitable business and selling in 2009, has since helped create and implement business plans and processes for corporates, SMEs and nonprofits.
Emma has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons.). She recently completed a paper in Judgment and Decision Making at Harvard University, Boston, and holds a Certificate in Interior Design from KLC School of Design, London. Emma loves Mexican food, making lists, collecting fabric, and hunting for crabs at the beach with her two and four year old.
Peter is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Peter is an experienced management consultant, who has delivered profit growth programmes to over 50 businesses as well as holding senior management positions.
Peter has led Landmark Education’s, ‘Team Management and Leadership’ programs and has facilitated hundreds of teams. He is a Six-Sigma Black-Belt, Lean and TOC practitioner.
When he’s not improving all things people and teams, Peter is busy raising a 2 year and a 6 month old, and landscaping a Grey Lynn villa (which is basically an excuse for him to play big sandcastles).
Anna is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Anna has 16 years experience developing people and helping teams and organizations to be more effective by building leadership capability. She has worked with a wide range of organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in New Zealand, the UK, Europe and Australia, and has also held positions in Business Development and Operational Management.
She has extensive experience in the design, delivery, management and evaluation of leadership development programmes, and training facilitators, coaches and mentors. Working with a range of organizations in the public and private sectors she has successfully enabled senior managers to achieve dramatic growth in their leadership capability with associated organizational results. She holds a BSc (Joint Honours), Post Graduate qualifications in both Education and Management, and has recently completed a Masters degree focused on coaching and the psychology of peak performance.
In her spare time Anna can usually be found in or on the water, up a mountain or preferably sliding down it.
Tim is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Tim has had a strong track record of driving business improvement in a number of industries. He facilitated a Lean improvement in the building industry with Fletcher Building before putting a commercial hat on with Serono Pharmaceuticals in Northern Europe to develop their financial management processes.
Since Tim returned to NZ he has worked with both small startup businesses and large corporates; managing change programs, building world-class processes and developing improvement capability. Tim takes a hands-on approach to business improvement as demonstrated in leading Operational Excellence with Fonterra’s Supply Chain Group. Recently, Tim has been leading change improvement programs in the health sector. He has a Bachelor of Technology with 1st Class Honours and is certified with the American Society for Quality as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Tim is based in Auckland, and when he is not with his three children, he loves to get outdoors whether it be on skis or the mountain bike.
Nicky is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Nicky has 18 years experience working across a diverse range of sectors but always with the focus on how to support individuals, teams and organizations build capability and create an environment where people can thrive. She is passionate about bringing a strengths-based approach to leadership development and ensuring tangible benefits that can be measured.
Nicky started out her career as a Psychologist in the Royal New Zealand Navy before working for a number of private organizations in New Zealand and Asia-Pacific. She now works alongside clients to help lift the performance of leaders and has a reputation for bringing practical, supportive and creative solutions. Nicky has an MA (with first class honours) in Psychology from the University of Canterbury.
Nicky, her husband, and three children also own a 2,500 tree olive grove in Kaukapakapa NZ and so she’s passionate about olive oil, gardening and creating various colourful homemade works of art.
Sara is a Lead Facilitator at Jumpshift. Sara has over 17 years in the people development coaching, facilitation and design space, supported by many years in senior leadership in the United Kingdom.
Now NZ based, Sara works across Australasia on large projects encompassing sales, leadership, and coaching and also trains facilitators to roll out large solutions for big banks such as Westpac Australia. Holding PCC level ICF coach accreditation, along with MbiT, DiSC and HBDI among others, Sara is passionate about the growth of people at all stages of their journey.
Sara is based in Auckland and spends much of her spare time raising, learning from, (and transporting) her three very creative, and also sports-mad teenagers. Outside of that she is committed to tracking down the very best food and wine wherever she is.
Lettie is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Lettie is a highly experienced facilitator, trainer and coach, with a background working with organizations worldwide to empower, motivate and engage people. She is committed to making people happier at work and in life.
Lettie’s extensive background working in project management, sales and leadership roles for corporate organizations has given her first-hand experience of how to address limiting beliefs, habits and gaps from a perspective of strength and possibility. Lettie trained as a facilitator and coach with the Neuroleadership Institute has her Professional Coach Certification (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. She is currently completing a diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing.
Lettie enjoys ‘upcycling’ old furniture, competing with herself for her fastest 10km run and practising positive parenting techniques on her 3-year-old ‘case study of one’!
Nick Petrie is JumpShift's Research Advisor and is a Senior Faculty member with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Colorado Springs campus.
Nick is from New Zealand and has significant international experience having spent ten years living and working in Japan, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Norway and Dubai. Before joining CCL, he ran his own consulting company and spent the last several years developing and implementing customized leadership programs for senior leaders around the world.
Nick holds a masters degree from Harvard University and undergraduate degrees in business administration and physical education from Otago University in New Zealand. Before beginning his business career, he was a professional rugby player and coach for seven years. http://www.nicholaspetrie.com/
Nathan is a Director of JumpShift with a passion for personal productivity, and achieving higher performance through people.
Nathan has over 15 years of experience in global business transformation and change, focusing on winning strategies for growth, driving performance through an aligned business, and building world class capabilities within businesses. Nathan has worked as a Director for a large $20b global exporting business, alongside global businesses in a consulting capacity, and more recently is supporting start up businesses.
Nathan holds a Masters Degree in Psychology from Canterbury University (NZ) and is a member of the Institute of Directors (NZ).