board member

Linda Jenkinson

Board Chair

Linda is the newly appointed Chair of UNICEF NZ.She is the Chair and Cofounder of Globelet – a company providing solutions to singleuse waste. Globelet represents a long list of social entrepreneurial activity for Linda.

A current Director of Air New Zealand, Eclipx Group, Guild Group, and HarbourAsset Management, Ms Jenkinson brings with her 25 years of global executivemanagement and governance experience.

Ms Jenkinson has a track record in innovation and industry disruption and was the firstNew Zealand woman, and just the second New Zealander, to list a company of theNASDAQ. As well as being a Founder of three multi-million dollar companies, shewas the Founder and Managing Director of WOW Investments, a model socialinvestment fund focused on building women-led enterprises in West Africa.

Linda has been a Director for Red Cross SF, and currently is involved with IcehouseNZ in an international advisory capacity. Linda is interested in scalable solutions tothe issues of our time and is passionate about the wellbeing and vitality of children,starting right here in New Zealand and the Pacific.