Jo Nicholson

Jo is the Director of Social Value Aotearoa Network and enjoys connecting people and organisations working to tell the story of, and measure their social impact.

She is also the Project Lead of Nga Pou o Te Whare o Waipareira a placed based Collective Impact initiative known as #tātou in West Auckland with two main objectives:

1. To support whānau to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle (focus on weight and wellbeing and improving their health literacy) and

2: To improve collaboration and health literacy across all partners in Whānau Centre that enables a more integrated seamless service to Whānau.

Key to #tātou is the ability to measure and share the story of progress towards long term behaviour change for #tātou whānau and reporting on the initiative’s overall outcome progression and impact.

Jo brings 20+ years’ experience in change and transformation, workforce development, tertiary teaching and management, and implementing, and embedding evaluative frameworks. She believes in leading by example and is passionate about preparing people to manage and react to change positively.