Co – Presidents

James Shore

James Shore

Co-president

Year: 4

Jenny Liu

Jenny Liu

Co-president

Degree: Commerce/Law

The Event Teams

Internal Case Competitions: Deloitte Open Case, First Years Competition, Postgraduate Case Competition
Jane Wang

Jane Wang

Internal Case Competitions - Lead

Degree: LLB(Hons)/BA

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why? ABuzzfeed quiz once said I was a 3 in 1 potato peeler

What is your spirit animal and why? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47370291 Because we’re all a bit chubby and need a little help sometimes!

Michelle Tan

Michelle Tan

Internal Case Competition - Manager

Degree: BCom/BE(Hons)

Which song lyric describes you best?: I wanna stay up all night and jump around until we see the sun

Who inspires you?: BP – I wish I could rip into people with such an emotionless expression

James Thwaite

James Thwaite

Internal Case Competitions - Manager

Degree: BCom / BSc

Which song lyric describes you best?: “It’s my life // It’s now or never // I ain’t gonna live forever // I just want to live while I’m alive”

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: The bottle opener, cause you need me to have a good time

What is your spirit animal and why?: This one’s for the recruiters out there 😉 “the chameleon, cause I can adapt to any situation” 😂

Jade Beckmann

Jade Beckmann

Internal Case Competitions - Manager

Degree: BCom/Bsc

Which song lyric describes you best?: “Blessed is this life and I’m gonna celebrate being alive.” Ha ha I’m so cheesy but I think it’s cute

What is something more people should know about the university?: That the coolest club on campus is MCC and people should join if they haven’t already!

 

MYOB IT Challenge: Regional Auckland IT Challenge, National IT Challenge
Tristan Bettesworth

Tristan Bettesworth

MYOB IT Challenge - Lead

Degree: BCom/BSc

Which song lyric describes you best?: “And we took too many shots” – Katy Perry

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why: A microwave, no student can live without one

Lachie Calder

Lachie Calder

MYOB IT Challenge - Manager

Degree: BE(Hons)

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why: Spife – can do a few things but is really terrible at them

What is your spirit animal and why?: Turtle – avoids conflict

Technical Events: Beca Engineering and Data Science Competitions.
Khorshed Tarapore

Khorshed Tarapore

Technical Events - Lead

Degree: BCom/BSc

Which song lyric describes you best?: “You’ve got a friend in me.”

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: I would be a manual lemon squeezer because they are so fancy and I like to think that I am a fancy lady!

Who inspires you?: It has always been Tyra Banks. She taught me to be confident in myself and not listen to anyone else and what they think about me. On top of this she has always promoted beauty in everything and anything.

Brandon Huang

Brandon Huang

Technical Events - Manager

Degree: BE(Hons) – Civil

Who inspires you?: David Choe

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why: Toothpick – people use me once and then throw me away

Specialised Events 1: Brand Challenge and Energy Case Competition.
Winnie ChauChau

Winnie ChauChau

Specialised Events 1 - Lead

Degree: BA/LLB(Hons)

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A blender – makes a lot of mess but manages to throw things together (usually)

What is your spirit animal and why?: Seagull – will squawk and fight doggedly for food

Ding Gao

Ding Gao

Specialised Events 1 - Manager

Degree: BCom/BSc

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A Spoon. Because I would like a scoop of everything.

Who inspires you?: Liz Murray

What is your spirit animal and why?: Cat. I might appear quiet on the outside but I’m secretly wild inside

Specialised Events 2: Secondary Schools and Property Case Competition.
Ainsleigh Hall

Ainsleigh Hall

Specialised Events 2 - Lead

Degree: BCom/LLB(Hons)

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A can opener because I’m practical and love getting people to open up

What is something more people should know about the university?: There’s a kitchen in HSB, an absolute hidden gem

Karan Kalsi

Karan Kalsi

Specialised Events 2 - Manager

Degree: BA/LLB
Which song lyric describes you best: ‘Work, work, work’

What is your spirit animal and why?: A cockroach (I know it’s an insect) – since it can survive even a nuclear bomb

What is something more people should know about the university?: We need more funding for the arts lol

 

Finance Events: CMC Markets and Deals Challenge Competitions.
Caterina Barton

Caterina Barton

Finance Events - Lead

Degree: BA/BCom

Who inspires you?: Daniel Flynn – founder of social enterprise Thankyou. His innovation in and commitment to solving global poverty is one of a kind

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: I’d be a measuring cup – I’m a total perfectionist and extremely precise, not to forget super dependable too.

Something more people should know about the university?: The best time to come to uni is when the food trucks are on campus! The best of the best have got to be Double Dutch Fries and Wise Boys Burgers!

Zach Withers

Finance Events - Manager

Degree: BCom/BSci

Which song lyric describes you best?: Dale

Who inspires you?: Hachikō – the dog that always persevered

The Administration Teams

Operations

Anton Stanišić

Anton Stanišić

Operations - Lead

Degree: BE(Hons)/BCom

Who inspires you?: Bill Gates

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A spatula because I like to get to the bottom of things.

What is something more people should know about the university?: The first G in OGGB stands for George. I’ve met grads who’ve never known that.

Zach Monk

Zach Monk

Operations - Manager

Degree: BCom/BA

Who inspires you?: Robett Hollis. So much hustle

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A thermomix? Kinda does most things.

What is your spirit animal?: Something complex, maybe a lion.

 

Digital

Rebeca McKean

Rebeca McKean

Digital Co-Lead

Degree: BA/BCom

Which song lyric describes you best: “Thank you, next”

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: Cheese slicer, I make the finished product look good and I’m consistent

What should more people know about the university: If you want to learn a new skill and exercise, the uni gym offers fun dance classes for a great price

 

Riley Cahil

Riley Cahil

Digital Co-Lead

Degree: BCom/BMus

Who inspires you?: Bertrand Russel

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A coffee machine, so I can bring joy to people’s lives

Education

Amaan Merchant

Amaan Merchant

Education - Lead

Degree: BCom/Bsc

Which song lyric describes you best?: I’m singin’ in the rain, just singin’ in the rain. What a glorious feelin’, I’m happy again

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A wooden spoon – multipurpose

What is something more people should know about the university?: Your classes are super important, but you’ll probably learn more and make more meaningful connections outside classes (like in clubs)!

Madeleine Tilley

Madeleine Tilley

Education - Manager

Degree: LLB/BCom

Which song lyric describes you best?: ‘You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, Know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, Know when to run’

Who inspires you?: Iris Apfel

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: Wooden spoon because I like to stir the pot

Tiffany Chee

Tiffany Chee

Education - Manager

Degree: BCom/LLB

Who inspires you?: Amal Clooney

What is something more people should know about the university?: The best vending machines are in the school of music

Engagement

Tyler White

Tyler White

Engagement Co-Lead

Degree: BA/BE(hons) engineering science

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: A fork, because they are not particularly special

What is your spirit animal and why?: Tigger. He has a lot of bouncy energy

What is something more people should know about the university?: Shadows is an underrated study spot during the day!

 

Gabrielle Penn

Engagement Co-Lead

Degree: BCom/LLB

Which song lyric describes you best?: “And I know you love Shrek, because we’ve watched it 12 times.”

Who inspires you?: Honey Boo Boo

What is your spirit animal and why?: A goat – they don’t care about anything & headbutt people

 

Treasury

Connor McDowall

Connor McDowall

Treasurer

Degree: BE(Hons)/BCom

Who inspires you?: Elon Musk, for his determination to push the boundaries of engineering to make the world a better place.

Which kitchen utensil would you be and why?: Whisk, really good at the specific thing I’m built for

 

External Relations

Emma Kerr

Emma Kerr

External Relations

Degree: BA/LLB

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