Ola Ioane

  • General Manager
  • Diversity Works New Zealand

With his experience in managing dynamic projects and transforming equity initiatives through innovation, Ola is energised to also use his lived experiences to convert conversations about inclusion and fairness into meaningful action.

He has a decade of experience providing solutions in the finance and health sector and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Auckland and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Queensland.

The son of hard-working migrant parents of Samoan and Fijian descent from the villages of Vaisala and Vaivase-Tai, Ola is active in the community and is a member of the Odd Family arts collective, a group dedicated to telling stories that engage the Pasifika community in conversations around mental health, trauma and family.