• Working Group

WeCreate Working Group

The WeCreate Working Group manage the organisation on behalf of its members and are the people to contact if you have any questions or comments.

 

PAULA BROWNING

CHAIR

paula@wecreate.org.nz • 027 484 3495

Having held roles in the commercial, education and sport sectors, Paula is now CE of Copyright Licensing New Zealand – the licensing agency for the publishing industry. Never one to accept “we’ve always done it this way….” Paula enjoys advocating for change and working with others to make things happen.

 

VICTORIA BLOOD

victoria@wecreate.org.nz • 027 272 7989

Vicky has had a 30+ year career in the international music industry – much of it based in London.

During the 1990s she was Head of Marketing and Creative Development at BMG/RCA UK and also set up BMG’s film, tv, and video arm.

In 1997, Vicky co-founded the Byrne Blood Group, which became the pop powerhouse of the time, selling over 20 million records. Intending to semi-retire in NZ in 2004, Vicky instead discovered Gin Wigmore and managed her until 2010, when Gin moved to the USA.

Vicky has been Chair of the NZ Music Commission since March 2013.

 

ANNA GROOT

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

anna@wecreate.org.nz • 027 422 0689

Anna is a recent returnee to NZ with over 18 years of international experience encompassing business and brand development, marketing and PR, networking and community building and large-scale event production.

She has honed her skills in program development and relationship management across a wide array of businesses and organisations. Anna has also worked extensively with start-ups on strategic communications, marketing and business growth advisory.

Having established Kea New Zealand’s presence in the United Kingdom and grown the Diaspora network in to a connected and engaged community, she then went on to Advance and from Hong Kong built Australia’s Diaspora network across the APAC region.