Our Advisors volunteer their time to help us to develop our big picture strategy and give us invaluable advice on how to balance managing our business whilst meeting our social goals.
Marilyn Garson advises Sub Urban on it's sustainability and business development path. Since sometime in the last century, Marilyn has been designing social businesses to create employment in the Gaza Strip, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Cambodia and elsewhere.
"I love the too-hard basket. It's full of talent, waiting to be believed in."
You can follow her path on https://www.linkedin.com/in/marilyn-garson-a415a518/
Youssef prefers to be called Youie and he loves what he does during business hours, namely helping organisations ensure that their investments in projects and programmes of work align with their stated strategic direction. He takes his work very seriously but can't deliver it in a serious way. Youssef is dedicated and professional but prefers to expend his passion on things outside work hours like cricket, etymology, fruit trees, reading about politics, travel and theatre.
Youssef is dedicated to helping Kathleen at Sub Urban to be as successful as possible.
He's on https://www.linkedin.com/in/youssefmourra
Richard is a Karori-based company director and management consultant. His career includes significant management roles in Fletcher Challenge, and he was CEO of the Natural Gas Corporation for 12 years. He has held governance roles in many public, private, government and not for profit organisations. These include chairing the Karori Sanctuary Trust through its development phase, and chairing the Carter Observatory Trust since 2003. He has been involved in numerous innovative developments, and believes that New Zealanders need new ways to express their creativity and innovativeness, such as SubUrban. Richard is a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.