Meet the team

Bree Underhill
03 940 8342
027 540 8342

Bree is passionate about education and people. With over 10 years' experience promoting education in the UK and New Zealand, she is able to connect with people and provide them with the information they need to make an informed choice about their future. Bree loves working with people from a variety of backgrounds and volunteers within her local community.

Nicola Maxwell - Liaison and Event Coordinator
03 940 8035

Nicola sees her job as an exciting, fresh opportunity to help people achieve their full potential. Her primary role is to support, manage and co-ordinate activities for our busy liaison team and external stakeholders.

Jordan Brannigan

Regions: Auckland, Rotorua/ Tauranga, Wellington, Waiparapa
021 281 8041

Jordan loves working with people to help build their future career goals. His role focuses on providing programme information to anyone interested in studying with us. As a former graduate of the New Zealand Broadcasting School, Jordan is hugely passionate about the unique opportunities we offer. 

Chris Greenlow

Regions: Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Auckland, West Coast, Hamilton, Palmerston North/ Manawatu
03 940 8208
021 278 8208

Chris likes to learn about people and help them to link their passions into successful career opportunities through education. As a recent Ara graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Management in Sales and Marketing, she knows a fair bit about Ara student life and experiences. Hailing from Canada, Chris loves living in Canterbury and having “nature’s playground” right on her backdoor.

Kirsty Rolls

Regions: Central Otago, Queenstown/Fiordland, Kaikoura/Marlborough, New Plymouth/Taranaki, Nelson, Auckland, Southand
03 940 8182
021 276 8182

Kirsty loves working with a variety of people, and is passionate about sharing with others everything that Ara has to offer. She has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing and took up the opportunity of a student exchange to Scotland during her studies. Kirsty enjoys giving new things a go, travelling and the great outdoors of New Zealand.

Stephanie Collins

Regions: Northland, Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Taupo
027 220 4411

Stephanie's passion is talking to people about their career aspirations and goals and how we can provide the pathway. Her network includes internal and external stakeholders in the education sector, community and industry. Her background has taken her from commercial banking, into business ownership and education in New Zealand, Australia and the USA.

To get in touch with the Student Liaison team, or to find out more about studying at Ara email