Helmut Karewa Modlik
Helmut is an experienced director, executive and consultant with specialist skills in implementation and change management, business and economic development (including new venture identification, planning and establishment), strategic analysis and planning, public policy and finance. Helmut has extensive consulting experience in a wide range of private and public sectors (particularly health) including appointment to the boards of PHARMAC, Capital & Coast District Health Board, Health Information Standards Organisation and Health Information Strategy Action Committee.
Helmut completed his BCA and MBA, which led him initially into accounting and finance, and then enabled him to transition into economic development (as the inaugural CEO of Poutama Trust) and management consulting. He also ran his own management consultancy (Arrus Knoble Developments) for 12 years and has been a CEO specialising in change, growth, mergers and turnaround companies for the last 14 years.
Helmut is a life-long serial entrepreneur and loves to create exciting new ventures, and is fiercely passionate about working to enhance the well-being, prosperity and mana of Ngāti Toa.