Bev Edlin

Dispute resolution practitioner
PhD in Governance, MBA, BBS, RMA Commissioner and City Councillor, Deputy Chair Institute of Directors BoP, Accredited provider of Governance training for NZTE and Ministry of Social Development
0800 77 44 08
Bay of Plenty, Waikato
Local government issues

Specialist areas of interest include community facilitation, conflict coaching and board/governance conflict.

Bev has held senior management positions across a number of industries including the financial sector as well as working with community groups.

She is one of only a few New Zealanders to complete a PHD in the governance arena. Her doctoral thesis entitled Corporate Governance: Determinants of Effective Decision-making- one of the first doctoral thesis to examine behaviour in the boardroom - has practical application to the working of boards. 

In recent years she has been involved in establishing a number of trusts and boards (including social related services) assessing the effectiveness of boards, identifying and working through issues and has served as a director/trustee on other boards.  Bev has worked with Maori-based organisations with an innovative or growth objective.