Leighton has been working in various leadership roles since the mid-1990s through local government, philanthropy, outdoor education and church-based organisations. This includes over ten year’s experience working as a leader in the field of community development and philanthropic funding with the New Plymouth District Council and TSB Community Trust. He has also been involved in developing and running community leadership programs in Taranaki, has extensive experience in youth events and leadership, and has been involved with community mentoring since 2014. Leighton has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics, as well as a passion for building strong authentic relationships and investing in amazing people to grow inspiring leaders.
Areas of expertise:
Vision and strategy; Leadership; Relationships; Facilitation.