Team

Sarah O’Connor, Co-Founder

Sarah has a BA majoring in sociology, a Certificate in Community Work, a Lifekeepers NZ certificate, a Certificate in Emotional CPR, and a Certificate in Intentional Peer Support. I have worked as an administrator and a researcher in the mental health sector for over a decade, and am now a co-founder of Wellbeing Wellington, a charitable social enterprise. I have a special interest in qualitative research in mental health and all work that adds significant holistic benefits to our community.

Andrea Bates, Co-Founder

Andrea has graduated with a LLB, BA(Hons), an MBA, a Lifekeepers NZ Certificate, a Certificate in Emotional CPR, and is also an Intentional Peer Support Trainer, and has a Certificate in Volunteer Management. I have worked as a lawyer, and a manager and now as a co-founder of Wellbeing Wellington, a charitable social enterprise. My areas of interest in this work are co-ordination, communications, sustainability, and problem solving.

Stella Carruthers

Stella is a recent BA graduate, has a Certificate in Business Administration, and is currently studying for a Diploma in Library and Information Studies Level 5. I have experience working in oral history abstracting, creative facilitation, data entry and have practised yoga for the past ten years.