Taumata 2023 - Elise Beavis video

Young Alumnus of the Year 2023, Elise Beavis, chats to Jack Tame.

Young Alumna of the Year, Elise Beavis, BE(Hons) 2016

Elise Beavis is a sailor, coach, youth Olympian and engineer who has combined her academic strengths and sporting passion into a successful career as a performance engineer at Emirates Team New Zealand.

Starting at ETNZ in 2015 as the team’s youngest full-time employee, Elise was an integral part of the team developing the cutting-edge technology used in two successful America’s Cup campaigns.

She is the current Women’s WASZP World Champion and was New Zealand Female Sailor of the Year in 2022.