International Marketing and Business Development Team

Miranda Herbert, Acting Deputy Director for 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 Acting Deputy Director for 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.

Business Development Team

The Business Development Team works on the development and implementation of the International Office’s strategies to achieve the University’s international student recruitment targets.

William Ho is the Business Development Manager responsible for international student scholarships.

Liam Gorrie is the Business Analyst responsible for reporting and analysing student recruitment, agency administration and agency commissions processing.

Raphael Benoist is the International Manager for the Arts and Creative Arts & Industries (CAI) faculties.

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

Samantha Cruttenden is the International Manager for the Education and Social Work faculty.

Elle Freestone is the International Manager for the Engineering faculty.

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

Lee Hsieh is the International Manager for the Science faculty.

Marketing Team

The Marketing team is responsible for contributing to the achievement of international student recruitment through agents, print and online collateral, digital communication and campaigns, as well as offshore and onshore events.

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

Kirsten Brown is the Communications and Liaison Officer who manages print and web marketing communications, and develops content to align with the University’s international strategy.

Amelia Hayter is the Marketing Adviser responsible for managing social media, digital campaigns and communications, online profiles with partners and website content.