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Our Executive Leadership team

Scott Ambridge

Chief Executive | Tumu Whakarae.

Scott joined us in 2024 April from Health New Zealand Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District where he was the Acting Executive Director Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services (MHAIDS).

Scott has strong partnerships that drive strategy and a leadership style that brings an organisation together to achieve success. Scott has a long history serving the health and disability sectors he held senior roles within the MidCentral and three lower north island districts - Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa for Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand, and leading earlier iterations of Enable New Zealand up until 2019.

Scott, a tall Pakeha man wearing glasses, dons a checkered dress shirt paired with a navy suit jacket.

Angela Hewitt

General Manager - Operations | Kaiwhakahaere matua – Mahi Pakihi

Angela has recently stepped up to the role of Acting Chief Executive for Enable New Zealand.
She has led as Enable’s General Manager of Operations since the role was developed in 2023. She initially joined Enable as Acting Director of Operations, coming to us from an extensive career in operational and service development.  At Enable, Angela champions and drives an equitable, people-centric, and collaborative Operations team culture to achieve excellent customer service.

Her focus is on a continuous improvement mindset and a strategic approach to a future that supports innovation, growth, and sustainability.  She is passionate about embedding Enabling Good Lives principles into services that we provide with, not without, disabled people.

Blair Magnusson

General Manager - Innovation and Technology | Kaiwhakahaere matua – Hangarau me te Auahatanga

Blair joined the Enable New Zealand leadership team as GM Innovation and Technology in May 2023. Through over a dozen years working in various senior IT roles spanning not-for-profit, public, and private sector, Blair has taken teams from ‘IT’ to something more. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of technology, and brings with him a highly-developed strategic mindset.

Blair is focused on developing the Innovation and Technology team into a thought leadership powerhouse, supported by strong frameworks and business partnership.

Liz Jull

General Manager - People and Culture | Kaiwhakahaere matua – Tikanga me ngā Tāngata 

 Liz joined Enable New Zealand as our GM People and Culture in May 2023. An experienced, business focused leader, Liz brings a fresh perspective and holistic-view to us from nearly two decades of experience in human resources roles in our capital city. As an inclusive and people-centric leader, Liz thrives on building enduring relationships and creating genuine connections with people at all levels.

Liz is focused on building a highly-valued workforce at Enable New Zealand which is innovative and reflective of the communities we serve. Her delivery of effective frameworks support people to bring our values to life and achieve our vision of a non-disabling Aotearoa.

Greg Brogden

General Manager - Finance and Corporate Services | Kaiwhakahaere matua – Pūtea me ngā Ratonga Rangapū

Greg has been Enable New Zealand’s GM Finance and Corporate Services since the role was formed in 2022. He joined Enable New Zealand as the Finance Manager and picked up responsibility for developing the commercial aspects of the business. Prior to joining the Enable New Zealand team, Greg developed his skills through complex roles within the tertiary, health and dairy industries.

Greg’s focus at Enable New Zealand is on driving streamlined financial services and business processes to support the ongoing growth of the Enable New Zealand team. As an advocate for innovation, Greg is driven to challenge our team to explore new opportunities.


General Manager - Customer Experience | Kaiwhakahaere matua – Wheako Kiritaki