Linda Jenkinson

Board Chair

Linda is the Chair of UNICEF NZ and a member of the Global Chair Advisory group at UNICEF. She is a current Director of Air New Zealand, Eclipx Group, Guild Group, and Harbour Asset Management, Ms Jenkinson brings with her 25 years of global entrepreneurial, strategic consulting and governance experience.

Ms Jenkinson has a track record in innovation and industry disruption and was the first New Zealand woman, and the youngest women, to list a company of the NASDAQ. As well as being a Founder of three global multi-million-dollar companies, she was the Founder and Managing Director of WOW Investments, a model social investment fund focused on building women-led enterprises in West Africa.

Linda has been active in her communities in making a difference. She supports entrepreneurs in her Levelup Programs, and actively contributes in both her local community and in th global community. Linda was a Director for Red Cross SF, and has been a long term Trustee of the Massey Foundation. Linda is interested in scalable solutions to the issues of our time and is passionate about the wellbeing and vitality of children, starting right here in New Zealand and the Pacific.