Skilled in evaluation and research, Nan Wehipeihana has more than 15 years experience in designing, leading and managing evaluation and research projects. She has a wealth of public sector knowledge and is widely recognised for her adeptness in managing complex relationships. She is passionate about protecting, evidencing and growing the space to be Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. Nan facilitates dialogue and engagement that builds understanding of Māori. Nan’s tribal affiliations are to Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou and Te Whānau-ā-Apanui.