Meet the Team

The people leaders who make JumpShift possible.

Carl Sanders-Edwards

About Carl

Carl is our CEO/Founder, and his focus is on democratising leadership development.

Carl has over 20 years experience helping people and workplaces be better with global organizations and startups.

Carl holds an MBA from Babson College, Boston, where he was Platinum-Triangle Fulbright Scholar in Entrepreneurship, and graduated top of his class. He also has a Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) from Massey University, in New Zealand, and was awarded the 2011 Massey University Distinguished Young Alumni.


Emma Sanders-Edwards

About Emma

Emma is in charge of our communications at JumpShift. Emma is fascinated with human behaviour, and creating products, plans and systems that are easy to use.

Emma’s background is in marketing and creating businesses. She co-founded, an online gift store in 2004, and after turning it into a profitable business and selling in 2009, has since helped create and implement business plans and processes for corporates, SMEs and nonprofits.

Emma has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons.). She completed a paper in Judgement and Decision Making at Harvard University, Boston, and holds a Certificate in Interior Design from KLC School of Design, London. Emma loves Mexican food, making lists, collecting fabric, and hunting for crabs at the beach with her two kids.


Don McVeigh

About Don

Don is NZ Managing Director of JumpShift, and brings 15 years of continuous improvement experience and learnings from a variety of industries including Engineering, FMCG, Aircraft, Dairy and multiple SME’s.

Don has held senior and junior continuous improvement roles, senior management roles, and been an apprentice – all providing him the ability to share his learnings, and build the capability of people and teams at all levels within organisations. Don has qualifications in Lean, Six Sigma and TOC and his passion is in building the capability of the people he works with ensuring that mindset changes are embedded into the way we work.


Darshan Doshi

About Darshan

Darshan is our JumpShift India Director. He works with various founders of high-growth startups from India and the US to enable them to scale up their businesses. He is also currently Founding Director at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at FLAME University (India) and an Advisory Board Member at Babson College Collaborative (USA). Recently, he was the head of Operations at Jio-GenNext, the startup initiative of Reliance Industries Limited (India). Darshan is on the TiE Pune Governing Council body and nurtures the entrepreneurial ecosystem as a TiE Charter Member.

Darshan graduated from Babson College (USA) with honors and worked on strategic projects at W.R. Grace (USA). With a chemical engineering background, Darshan expanded his family business in fertilizers and engineering services across the Indian subcontinent.

Kristina Montgomerie

About Kristina

Kristina is our Integration Manager. She works on integrating our programs into the Adeption platform, as well as conducting research to keep our programs at the cutting edge of the leadership development field.

Kristina comes to JumpShift from Massey University with a Master’s Degree in Leadership Development.


Caitlin Brown

About Caitlin

Caitlin has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Diploma in Communications from the University of Auckland. Previously she has held Customer Service and Administration roles in local government and the Property industry.

Having relocated to Wanaka several years ago, Caitlin spends most of her free time, hiking and exploring all that the beautiful region has to offer.

Tessa Belcher

About Tessa

Tessa has a Business Management Diploma from Emirates Aviation College in Dubai, and in the past has worked as a Customer Support Consultant in the banking industry. 

Outside of work, Tessa enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young children, making the most of sunny days at the beach and dinning out. 


Tim Winstone

About Tim

Tim is our Chief Operating Officer. He brings 20+ years experience working with businesses to understand their customers, develop teams and improve processes, systems and performance. Tim has worked with both small startup businesses and large corporates in Northern Europe and NZ.

Tim holds a Masters in Business Studies, a Post-grad Diploma in Business and Administration and a Bachelor of Technology with 1st Class Honours. He is an experienced change management facilitator and coach and is certified with the American Society for Quality as a Six Sigma Black Belt.


Mark Watkins

About Mark

Mark is our VP Sales & Delivery at JumpShift. He brings 25+ years experience in sales, facilitation and coaching having worked with organisations across the world through a number of consultancies including his own business. Mark inspires meaningful conversations and is passionate about what enables organisations, teams and individuals to achieve their potential.

Mark holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Managerial and Administrative Studies from Aston University in Birmingham, UK. He is a coach supervisor, an executive coach and member of the ICF, an NLP practitioner and loves facilitation and coaching that lifts and shifts personal and leadership development.

Mark lives in Waiuku south of Auckland, NZ with his wife Samantha, four children Alanah, Soraya, Jole and Khouri and cats Arty & Nova. He loves the forests and rugged beaches on the West Coast and body boarding with the kids so that the black sands get everywhere at home!


Lettie Dalton

About Lettie

Lettie is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Lettie is a highly experienced facilitator, trainer and coach, with a background working with organisations worldwide to empower, motivate and engage people. She is committed to helping people to be their ‘best selves’ in order to live their best lives and create positive ripples in the world.

Lettie’s extensive background working in project management, sales and leadership roles for corporate organisations has given her first-hand experience of how to address limiting beliefs, habits and gaps from a perspective of strength and possibility. Lettie trained as a facilitator and coach with the Neuroleadership Institute has her Professional Coach Certification (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. She has a diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. 

Lettie enjoys ‘upcycling’ old furniture, competing with herself for her fastest 10km run and ‘experimenting’ with positive parenting techniques on her 2 young children!


Wanda Baldock

About Wanda

Wanda is an experience lead at JumpShift. Wanda’s passion is advancing women and creating inclusive cultures. Wanda has over 10 years working with all types of organisations creating engaged and high performing teams, supporting individuals to reach their unique potential. Wanda has a background in HR, OD and managing a small business.

Wanda is a certified coach, member of IOD and ICF and is the holder of our Advancing Women Academy accreditation with our global consulting partner Linkage Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Waikato, and is a current volunteer board member.

Outside of work, Wanda navigates the journey of being a fulfilled and balanced working mum with her husband and two boys.

Alistair Dinnis

About Alistair

Alistair is General Manager for Development at JumpShift and an experienced coach and facilitator. He is a senior leader with a people & culture background and over 25 years’ experience in the UK, Australia and New Zealand across sectors including banking, professional services and health. 

He is passionate about making a meaningful difference to the lives of others and leads the JumpShift Foundation, with the mission of making high quality leadership development available to people and organisations who may not otherwise have access to it.

Alistair holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen and a Post Graduate Diploma (with distinction) in HR Management from Napier University in Edinburgh. He is accredited with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) for individual coaching and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) for team coaching.

Pete Schibili

About Pete

Pete is Business Manager for Europe and Lead Facilitator. Pete is an experienced management consultant, who has delivered profit growth programs to over 50 businesses as well as holding senior management positions.

Pete has led Landmark Education’s, ‘Team Management and Leadership’ programs and has facilitated hundreds of teams. He is a Six-Sigma Black-Belt, Lean and TOC practitioner.

When he’s not improving all things people and teams, Pete is busy raising his two children and exploring Europe from Switzerland. 

Devyn Cantley

About Devyn

Devyn is our Marketing Coordinator at JumpShift. She works on creating content and collateral surrounding the programmes that JumpShift facilitates. 

Devyn has a background in brand and experiential marketing and production management and loves developing customer led, needs based communications.

In her spare time, Devyn enjoys spending time at the beach, in the bush or buried in a good book.


Dan Lake

About Dan

Dan’s interest in equipping people to go beyond what they thought possible began when he was a bungy jump instructor and tour guide. A career highlight is the months he spent living in India teaching English to Tibetan monks. His favourite question is, “How can I help you succeed?”

Dan brings 20 years of coaching, team facilitation, and people development experience, working with organisations worldwide to empower clarity, ownership, and engaging communication.

Dan is a trusted advisor, speaker, and mentor. He has extensive experience with emerging leaders and senior management teams covering operations, training, coaching, and development. The US State Department, Tesla, Google, and Apple currently benefit from leaders he’s coached. APEC clients include Southern Cross Healthcare, Frucor Suntory, Fonterra, and the banking and FMCG industries.

Colleen Visser

About Colleen

Colleen brings her accounts administration background from Barfoot and Thompson and ElectriServ to her work as a customer success co-ordinator at JumpShift. Her experience in the hospitality industry on a well renowned wine farm in South Africa has meant Colleen is able to connect easily with others.

In her downtime, Colleen loves enjoying time with her family, friends and a good wine. Most of her weekends are spent next to the sports fields supporting her children in their sports.

Jacqui Beaver

About Jacqui
As an experienced Senior Leader, Leadership Development Facilitator and Coach, Jacqui supports organisations and individuals by using her diverse skill set to increase personal, professional and performance potential.  Her previous experience at Air New Zealand allows her to understand the challenges & opportunities that both organisations & individuals face when it comes to the ever changing landscape of leadership. 
She brings a strong human-centred focus to her work and believes thriving, capable leaders deliver exceptional results. This coupled with her ability to deeply connect with the people, helps spark insights and transformative growth in those she partners with. 
If you want to embrace a forward thinking, humanistic way of engaging your people around leadership development, Jacqui is well placed to support you on that journey. 
Helping people and organisations to intentionally develop their leadership capability, careers and live lives they can thrive,  is something she is passionate about.

Kathy Robinson

About Kathy

Kathy is an experienced organisational and personal development professional with a zest for helping organisations, teams and individuals thrive and grow. She is a certified transformative coach, member of International Coaching Federation and holds qualifications in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, Psychology and Economics.

Nicky Sinclair

About Nicky

Nicky is a Lead Facilitator at JumpShift. Nicky has 18 years experience working across a diverse range of sectors but always with the focus on how to support individuals, teams and organisations build capability and create an environment where people can thrive. She is passionate about bringing a strengths-based approach to leadership development and ensuring tangible benefits that can be measured.

Nicky is a trusted advisor and confidant of those that seek her guidance. She guides and empowers people to strive to reach their full potential. Nicky has a background in Organisational Psychology, starting her career in the Royal New Zealand Navy and having worked in various HR and OD roles within New Zealand organisations.

Nick Petrie

About Nick

Nick Petrie is JumpShift’s Research Advisor and is a Senior Faculty member with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Colorado Springs campus.

Nick is from New Zealand and has significant international experience having spent ten years living and working in Japan, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Norway and Dubai. Before joining CCL, he ran his own consulting company and spent the last several years developing and implementing customised leadership programmess for senior leaders around the world.

Nick holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University and undergraduate degrees in business administration and physical education from Otago University in New Zealand. Before beginning his business career, he was a professional rugby player and coach for seven years.


Michelle Kershaw

About Michelle

Michelle specialises in helping people, teams and organisations unlock their potential. She has over 30 years’ experience in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and has held leadership roles across number of different industries including Technology, Financial Services, Education and Telecommunications.  She is passionate about helping others gain insights and achieves outstanding results through applying her extensive leadership and coaching expertise and knowledge.  She currently consults in the Culture and OD space, facilitates leadership programmes and coaches individuals and teams.

Michelle holds a Master of Business Coaching from the University of Wollongong, is accredited as a GTCI Certified Practitioner in Team Coaching, holds the European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC) Individual Team Coaching Accredited Practitioner qualification and is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Paul Teasdale

About Paul

Paul is an improvement facilitator who helps his clients to articulate and deliver against their priority performance targets. With 20 years’ experience across Europe and New Zealand, Paul has spent the last 5 years working for McLaren, one of the longest established Formula One teams, taking their
expertise in data-driven decision support to industrial clients.

Ruth Christie

About Ruth

Ruth is a professional certified coach and facilitator with an extensive background in organisational development, leadership development and change management. Ruth has a Diploma in Positive Psychology & Wellbeing and is an mBIT Master Coach and Trainer. Ruth’s philosophy is that leadership starts with self and she loves supporting leaders to gain clarity, build confidence and create the impact they desire.

Jon Dunning

About Jon

Jon is a dynamic and versatile facilitator, and leadership coach. Before working in leadership development, he had over 30 years’ private and public sector experience in operational delivery, organisational change, team development and performance roles in Europe, USA, Australasia, and the Far East.

In recent engagements, Jon has worked in a wide range of environments in New Zealand and the Far East including local, regional, and central government bodies, banking & law, manufacturing & heavy industry, telecommunications & technology, produce and FMCG and not-for-profit service providers.

Caroline Robinson

About Caroline

Following a 12 year career leading people globally at Air New Zealand, Caroline began specialising in transformative coaching, helping leaders and organisations close the gap between where they are now and where they want to be. Caroline holds an Associate Certified Coach Credential from the ICF.

As a facilitator, Caroline creates psychological safety and connection as a foundation for reflection and learning. She is passionate about growing leadership capacity and resilience in order to foster positive engaged cultures that deliver results.

Caroline has a passion for cultivating wellbeing and as a long-term meditator believes that by taking care of our inner world, we can better thrive in the outer world.

Anton Ashcroft

About Anton

Anton is a registered psychologist. He has 28 years of international experience in forensic, organisational and clinical settings providing coaching, supervision, counselling and group facilitation through a neuroscience and leadership lens.

He uses his training to help individuals ‘get under the hood’ of their own behaviours, and that of others, to help maximise their strengths, and resolve their self limiting thoughts and feelings. He has trained in various therapeutic change models including CBT, solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing, ACT, and EMDR, which he has applied successfully to leadership, coaching, mental wellness and change management.

Dani Chesson

About Dani

Driven by a passion for unlocking the human power of design, Dani works with leaders and teams to drive innovation and create change. As a coach Dani leverages a human-centred approach and leading practices in behavioural science to help individuals and teams achieve their desired outcomes. 

Internationally, has worked with large corporates such as HSBC, NTT Services, and Bank of America leading teams in transforming customer and people experience. She also served as an executive coach for c-suite leaders in the financial services sector. In New Zealand Dani has delivered for work Westpac NZ, BNZ, IAG, and ASB. 

Dani has a PhD in Design Thinking where her research focused on building and measuring design thinking capabilities. She also holds a Masters in Organizational Science where her studies focused on behavioural science and she completed clinical training in executive coaching, she also holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Leadership Development.

Renee Benrubi

About Renee

Renee is an accomplished coach with 25+ years of international experience in coaching, executive coaching, team facilitation and group development. She is passionate about empowering individuals and teams to expand their perspective, address limiting beliefs, and unlock their true potential.

Renee is trained in a variety of different personal development methodologies and leverages her breadth of experience to tailor her approach and truly connect with those she works with. Her experience as Head of People & Culture and Co-Founder of a  personal development institute provides a unique understanding of how to work with different teams and organizations around the world. Ultimately, she facilitates others to explore and find the answers that help them to move forward from wherever they are in their own journey.

In her free time, Renee loves being with her family, cooking for others, music and traveling the world. She currently lives in Austin where she continues to explore all the BBQ Texas has to offer.

Cameron Brooks

About Cameron

Cameron has over 25 years experience as an organisational development and learning specialist who has held senior consulting roles with Melbourne Business School and management roles in multinational companies in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. His passion is working at the intersection of the individual and group and creating spaces for people to discover their potential for learning and growth.

Andrea Barrett

About Andrea

Andrea has been coaching professionally for over 20 years with over 2000 hours of leadership coaching in Oil & Gas, Mining, Finance, Health, Government, Architecture, Tertiary Education.

Qualifications: Certified Graduate, Executive Coaching Program, Columbia University NYC, USA; Member since ICF 2008.

Anna McNaughton

About Anna

Anna McNaughton is an experienced executive coach with over 25 years as a coach, facilitator and management consultant. Anna knows that people capability and development is key to driving business success.

Engaging, outgoing and commercially astute, she helps businesses get the most out of people by helping people reach their potential.

Anna has been in executive and general management roles in both NZ and Australia businesses including managing director of a consulting business and running her own business. She has worked with a wide range of corporate, government and not-for-profit organisations. across most sectors.

She is a internationally credentialed coach (ICF), is PROSCi accredited and holds qualifications in Higher Education and Career Development.