Our Team


Kristin Gillies

Managing Director + Head of Projects

Kristin has been engaging communities on a range of issues for a good number of years and now uses his experience to support organisations with their digital, communications and media strategies. Former Campaign Manager at the Greens, Greenpeace Climate Team, and once upon a time an Air New Zealand Aircraft Engineer. Kristin is a dad, a renewable energy buff, thinks good compost is sexy, and likes to spend regular periods of time underwater.


Ryan Mearns

Director + Head of Digital

Ryan is an experienced campaigner and is currently embedded in the Human Rights Commission. Ryan was Campaign Director for ActionStation and previously worked as the Digital Advisor for the Green Party, leading the development and implementation of the online organising strategy for the 2014 election. Before working for the Greens Ryan worked with climate youth organisation Generation Zero, leading their work on transport in Auckland, including the successful and award winning Congestion Free Network campaign in 2013.



Lizzie Sullivan


Lizzie Sullivan (Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Tuwharetoa) runs our Vancouver Operation. She is a former climate change campaigner and mobilisation specialist turned tech-geek. She is passionate about the role technology has to play in facilitating the transition to a more sustainable and just society. Lizzie brings together experience from both the climate justice space and the technology sector to build purposeful web applications for NGO's and small groups who are dedicated to making the world better.

Reaksmey Chea


Reaksmey hails from Cambodia where he cut his software development teeth building digital tools for use in disease outbreak and disaster. Reaksmey loves a challenge, which is good because we like creating them, and can sometimes be found tutoring Ruby on Rails and Javascript to aspiring web developers in Cambodia.



Vim Jobanputra


Vim is a veteran of several successful start-ups, is a dad, and a level head should things get desperate. Vim operates from Wellington.

Rich Humpherys


Rich Humphreys is a multi-skilled digital video producer and broadcast cameraman with over 15 years experience capturing stories for purpose.


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