Jo Nicholson

Jo is the Director of Social Value Aotearoa Network and enjoys connecting people and organisations working to tell the story of and measure their social impact.

Social Value Aotearoa, (SVA) a membership network, is building a community of practice for organisations across all sectors who want to understand, communicate and manage the impact of their work.  As the NZ National Member of the global Social Value International network, we promote the Principles of Social Value, and support our members to build their capacity, share and refine best practice

She is also the Project Lead of Nga Pou o Te Whare o Waipareira a placed based Collective Impact initiative known as #tātou in West Auckland supporting whānau to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle (focus on weight and wellbeing and improving their health literacy).  Key to #tātou is the ability to measure and share the story of progress towards long term behaviour change for #tātou whānau and reporting on the initiative’s overall outcome progression and impact.

She brings 20+ years’ experience in Change and Transformation, Workforce Development, Tertiary Teaching and Management and implementing and embedding evaluative frameworks.    She believes in leading by example and is passionate about preparing people to manage and react to change positively.