board member

Jenny Chu

Board Trustee

Jenny joined the UNICEF NZ Board in June 2017.

A professional engineer and an admitted Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court ofNew Zealand, Jenny has held engineering, commercial and project management rolesin various major infrastructure projects in New Zealand and currently works on the construction of City Rail Link project in Auckland.

With extensive experience in humanitarian engineering work in South Pacific and not for-profit sector in New Zealand, she is a founding member of Engineers WithoutBorders New Zealand and currently serves on its Board ofDirectors. As UNICEF NZ grows its development projects in the Pacific Jenny brings to the Board understanding of complexity of technical and project management challenges. Jenny was the COP15 Delegate, International liaison to UNFCCC as a youth representative. She was Youth Engineer of the Year in 2018 and speaks 6 languages.

Jenny currently is a Board member with Engineers Without Boarders New Zealand, a charity engaging in humanitarian development work in South Pacific/NZ and she alsoChairs the Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute, a youth leadership programme development.