John Mote

John Mote

 

John has had extensive experience in secondary and tertiary education sectors where he held a number of senior positions including Principal of Greymouth High School, founding Managing Director of Natcoll Design Technology, Chief Operating Officer for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Group Manager of the Polytechnic and Industry Training Organisation business units at the Tertiary Education Commission.

John is currently a Ministerial appointee on the Christchurch Polytechnic and Institute of Technology and Tai Poutini Polytechnic Councils. He has been an elected official at local and national level for kayaking, mountain-bike and athletic organisations, was chairperson of Mountainbike Worlds 2006 and has served with Volunteer Service Abroad in the Tokelau Islands.

Currently John is involved in a number of business interests including education consultancy (Rapanui Education) and beekeeping (Rapanui Bees Limited).