Facilitation Team

Wendy McGuinness

Wendy McGuinness is the founder and Chief Executive of the McGuinness Institute. As a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) specialising in risk management and future studies, Wendy has worked in both the public and private sectors.

Niki Lomax

Niki is a Research Analyst at the McGuinness Institute. She studied history and politics at the Universtiy of Otago, with a focus on political communication, and comparative environmental politics.

Hannah Steiner

Hannah is the personal assistant to Wendy McGuinness.  She has a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Politics, with a focus on human development and the political economy. She also holds a Diploma in Hospitality Management.


McGuinness Institute Summer Interns

Maria EnglishMaria English
 University of Cambridge, UK 
Penny GartyPenny Garty
 University of Otago 
Josie McGuinnessJosie McGuinness
 University of Otago 
Ella SpittleElla Spittle
 University of Otago