Shary brings extensive experience as a leader, business manager, career coach and management consultant where she has designed and led projects for major clients across a broad range of NZ industries including the private and public sectors. She has served on the board of Pillars Inc., supporting the children of prisoners, and continues to mentor young adults with the establishment of career direction.

Currently, she is also coaching and mentoring a variety of professionals, advising inter-generational mentoring initiatives and inspiring not for profits and communities with strategic clarity and people empowerment. In addition to her practical experience, she holds a Master’s Degree (Honours) in Communication Studies, Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma in Education.  She and her husband, John, are active members of Hope Presbyterian West Melton. Shary enjoys time with family and friends, keeping fit, learning and encouraging others.