The Network for Learning Limited (N4L) was founded in the belief that equitable access to digital technology, will empower young New Zealanders to succeed in education and beyond. This belief drives and motivates our staff, as we empathetically design and deliver digital technologies, helping to create a future-ready, world-ready Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our Relationship Managers.
National Engagement Manager
National Relationship Manager
Our Management team.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Alexander (Sandy) Brown
Chief Information Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Customer Officer
Head of Finance
Our Board of Directors.
Colin MacDonald, Chair
Prior to joining the N4L board, Mr MacDonald was Chief Executive at the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) and Government Chief Digital Officer (CDO). During his tenure, he strengthened the government’s IT capabilities, secured efficiencies across departments’ IT budgets, and led a transformation of the way digital public services are delivered.
Karen Poutasi, Deputy Chair
Currently Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority and Chair of the New Zealand Committee for Harkness Fellowships. Karen was also a 2006 CNZM recipient for services to health.
Jeremy is a software development specialist with experience growing software startups. Currently a board member for Wakatū Incorporation, Ngāti Rārua Ātiawa Iwi Trust and Te Rūnanga o Te Ataarangi, Jeremy has whakapapa links to the top of the South Island through Ngāti Rārua, Rangitāne ki Wairau and Ngāti Kuia.
Sharon joins N4L following more than 16 years as a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Auckland and Hamilton, providing assurance, auditing and advisory services for businesses including fibre providers and also for schools and universities. During this time she took a year’s secondment with one of New Zealand’s largest Crown Research Institute, AgResearch, leading the finance and business performance team.
Anthony is a veteran of the telecommunications industry, having spent five years as CEO of the Southern Cross Cable Network and another 22 years at Spark (then Telecom). He was responsible for leading the project to lay the Southern Cross submarine fibre cable that carries almost almost all communications traffic to and from New Zealand, connecting the country to the West Coast of the United States.
Leadership Advisory Group
N4L receives support from its Leadership Advisory Group, which is made up of senior leaders from the education sector. The Leadership Advisory Group meets at least four times a year and lends their expertise to help N4L engage with the big questions in education
Albany Senior High School
Manaiakalani Education Programme
St Clair School, Dunedin
If you like acronyms, open space offices and a plumish shade of red then N4L could be the company for you. We’re all about supporting schools’ digital learning experiences… and having a little fun in the process. So keep an eye out – there may be a role for you just around the corner!
We’re a tech company, but we like people too. We even talk to each other, it’s actually quite an effective approach (#friendlystaffers)
Get it done
Have the freedom to unleash your genius and support the education sector around the country. If you’ve got the skills, we’ve got the ambition (#sectorgoals)
Help us, help schools and help yourself in the process by getting the professional development and support needed to get the job done (#careerbuilder)
It’s not all tech and gadgets – throw down a darts challenge, run the mean streets of Parnell, find your zen at yoga, or get your fill of coffee and cake – the choice it yours (#somuchbalance)