|Phil Badger’s grounding in the financial sector has formed the basis of a broad commercial business career. Over the last few years, Phil has been involved in Senior Management and Governance roles within finance and distribution, moving into Director and Chairman roles around New Zealand. Phil is a Professional Director and Chairman with interests in a range of industries such as construction, wholesale and distribution, horticulture and import/export. Phil’s passion for business development combined with the extensive senior management experience, allows him to successfully tailor governance, organisational capability and strategic management solutions for the company’s operations he works with.
Phil has been a long term Hagar supporter, and member of the board of Hagar New Zealand for over three years. Phil was appointed as Chair of Hagar International (HI) in August 2016, taking over from Harvey Collins, the founding Chair of HI. Phil’s aim is to support the organisation to be sustainable from a staff and people point of view. “Refocusing Hagar on our core mission, and implementing our new strategy is the main goal, with Micaela’s fantastic leadership at the helm.”
|Emmanuel Tsakis is currently the Director of Finance & Business Development of a large community service organisation, a position he has held since 2010. Emmanuel is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and also holds a Masters of Business Administration. Emmanuel has over 25 years of Not-For-Profit experience acquired through a broad range of senior roles ranging from Chief Financial Officer, Business Development and Divisional Management. Emmanuel’s specialist skills include, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Strategic and Business Planning. Emmanuel is also a board member of a large community health organisation where he holds the position of Treasurer.|
|Jennifer Fleming, an Australian and American citizen, is a Strategy Development and Stakeholder Relations executive with international experience in Financial Services and Health Care. Currently in a General Management & Communications role at Medibank Private, Jennifer has also held General Management roles in multiple areas of Strategy at the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, National Australia Bank, and with A.T. Kearney. Jennifer started her career in the United States working in the Energy industry. Jennifer holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.|
|Dr. Bronwyn Graham lives in New Zealand and serves on the Hagar International Board. Born in the UK, Bronwyn grew up in Australia and New Zealand. At New Zealand’s University of Otago she became a qualified medical doctor. After completing postgraduate studies in women and children’s health, Bronwyn moved to Afghanistan in 2003 with her family. From 2011-2013, Bronwyn served as Hagar Afghanistan’s Country Director based in Kabul. Now in New Zealand, she has returned to clinical medicine and is working as a doctor in general practice.|
|Dr. Peter Hess, a Swiss citizen, is a lawyer by profession and a partner at in the law offices of Reichlin & Hess in Zug, Switzerland. Dr Hess completed his postgraduate studies in law at Columbia University, New York.As a politician, Dr Hess served in local government and in the Federal Parliament, becoming speaker of Parliament from 2000 to 2001.|
|Tim Rann is the chair of Hagar Social Enterprise Group Board of Directors and sits on the Hagar International Board as a non-voting member. Tim is a Senior Advisor for the Mercy Corps’ Social Ventures Team, and is responsible for identifying, incubating and scaling promising social business start-up ideas in Mercy Corps field offices throughout Southeast Asia. He brings close to a decade of experience developing market-based solutions that endeavor to address major social inequalities. He has led and invested in social ventures in Cambodia and Vietnam, including Joma Bakery Cafe, Hagar Social Enterprise Group and Artillery. Tim has also advised impact investment funds and social businesses in Southern Africa, East Africa and Southeast Asia, including Insitor Fund, Inkomoko, Bertha Philanthropy Fund and Uberis Capital. Tim holds a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and has studied at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan. He is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.|
Sharon Wilkinson is British and she holds professional qualifications in health and an MSc in Economics. Sharon has extensive international development experience in health sector reform, education, community development and emergency response. For the past 25 years she has worked for major international aid programmes including DFID, WHO and CARE International. Sharon has initiated and led humanitarian aid programmes in Africa, India, Myanmar and Cambodia. Sharon’s Curriculum Vitae documents a progressive career leading multi-cultural teams to meet challenging goals. Her last role was Country Director for CARE international. Now in retirement, Sharon is involved, albeit on a part-time basis, in the implementation of the Australia Awards supporting Cambodians to undertake Masters and PhD studies in Australia.
Joining Hagar International’s board in 2014, is Jimson Cheng. Based in Singapore, he is an authority in Asia-Pacific senior leadership in life sciences and healthcare. He is also active in human resources, legal professionals, and services sector practice groups. Jimson’s professional experience spans across Asia, United States and Europe in senior management roles. His interest in social causes has led him to be involved with work among orphanages and prison ministries. He has a passion for the under-privileged and marginalized youths. Personal interests include travelling the world with a backpack, immersing himself in different cultures and languages, sports and career coaching.