Waikato Campus General Manager, Leanda Bekker, knows NZMA – and the hospitality industry – inside out. She joined the training provider in 2004, initially as a hospitality tutor and was appointed Associate Campus Principal of NZMA’s former Auckland Central Campus in 2007. Since then Leanda has held a number of senior roles within the company including General Manager – International Sales, Campus Principal Panmure, and most recently as General Manager for NZMA Waikato.
Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Leanda moved to New Zealand in 2001. She came to NZMA with 17 years of international hospitality experience behind her as well as broad business experience and a successful sales background in the tough environments of real estate and direct selling.