Auckland Committee Members

Amy Griffith
Amy began her career in the business events industry after graduating from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Communication Studies. She has a strong passion for the industry and is proud to showcase Auckland as a premium business events destination through her current role as Marketing & Event Executive at Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB).
In her spare time Amy enjoys exploring Auckland’s ever-growing list of restaurants and cafes, catching up with friends and fulfilling her other passion, animals, through volunteering as a team member with Auckland Puppy Rescue.

Kirsty O'Leary
Kirsty has 6 years’ experience within the Events industry since completing her Bachelor of Arts in Event Management degree at AUT. Her passion for working with people and creating their vision, event management was the obvious career choice for Kirsty. As a Sales and Events Executive for Urban Gourmet, she plays a major role in liaising with clients to gather their brief and create a seamless experience for them.

Saskia van Loggerenberg
Saskia has been very fortunate to turn her love and passion for Hospitality into a career in Event Management. Embracing working in hospitality while she was studying her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Auckland University, Saskia went on to then complete a Post-Graduate in Event Management at AUT.

With over 6 years Events experience she has taken on various roles at AUT, Pullman Hotel and Stamford Plaza Auckland, where she managed the Conference and Events Department. She loved that everyday brought her new challenges, experiences, engaging clients and fascinating events. Recently Saskia has taken a position with Blerter, a new and innovating App designed to streamline event crew communication and keeping event teams connected, informed, productive and safe.