South Island Kaka Stewart Island Rakiura Photo Jake Osborne CC BY NC SA 2.0

The Project Team

Project Management

The Project Team is responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordination, and implementation of the project. In addition to working towards the vision and goals, this team oversees milestone delivery and reporting, financial management, and health & safety.

Meet the Team


Predator Free Rakiura Project Director Campbell Leckie
Campbell Leckie - Project Director

I started my working career as a Department of Conservation goat culler and possum trapper, but with...

Bridget Carter - Assistant Project Director
Bridget Carter - Assistant Project Director

I am a passionate conservationist and courageous critical thinker with a strong motivation to protec...

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Kev Carter - Operations & Research Manager

I am dedicated to doing my best for our natural world and I love big picture thinking. Those two thi...

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Hannah McLeod - Communications & Engagement Manager

I've got a passion for storytelling, engaging with my local Murihiku community, and celebrating our ...

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Kathleen Petersen - Executive Assitant

Ko Hikurangi te maunga. Ko Taruheru te awa

Ko Tairawhiti tāku wahi kainga

Ko Irish, ko Scottish, k...