International marketing and business development

Meet our International Marketing and Business Development team, who drive international student recruitment for the University of Auckland.

Miranda Herbert, Deputy Director International Marketing and Business

Miranda Herbert joined the University of Auckland’s International office in 2007 as an Admissions Officer, progressing to International Business Development Manager before taking on the role of Deputy Director International Marketing and Business Development in 2017.

Miranda has a BA (Hons) in Chinese and speaks fluent Mandarin after living and working in China for over four years. While there she held a range of teaching roles and went on to establish an English language training centre in Yantai, sister city to her home town of Tauranga.

Miranda finds working in international education exciting, especially seeing the shift in trends and growth of the sector. She is passionate about seeing the student journey evolve and believes that international students enrich the community.

Gabrielle Edwards is the Administrative Assistant.

International Managers

Karen Dorrian is the Senior International Manager and represents the Medical Health and Sciences faculty.

Anna Frisk is the International Manager for the Arts Faculty.

Marcelo Credidio is the International Manager for the Business School faculty.

Samantha Cruttenden is the International Manager for the Education and Social Work and Creative Arts & Industries (CAI) faculties and manages the international student scholarships.

Lee Hsieh is the International Manager for the Science faculty.

Business Development Team

William Ho is the Senior Business Development Manager responsible for the University's Postgraduate Taught (PGT) and Transnational Education (TNE) strategies.

Jennifer Woronuk is the Business Development Manager.

Liam Gorrie is the Business Analyst responsible for reporting and analysing student recruitment.

Grace Zhi is the Business Development Coordinator.

Vivi Peng is our China Marketing and Business Development Representative, based in China.

Vinayak Rao is our India Recruitment Adviser, based in India.

Marketing Team

Shane Ball is the Marketing Manager leading the marketing team’s professional development and progress towards achieving strategic objectives.

Kirsten Brown is the Communications and Liaison Officer who manages print collateral and communications, tells our student stories, and develops web content.

Jessica Chen is the Marketing Officer managing onshore events and relationships with local high schools, agents and foundation providers.

Amelia Dixon is the Marketing Adviser managing social media, digital campaigns and communications, and online profiles with partners.

Michelle D'Silva is the Marketing Officer.