Rachael Trotman provides the Centre with research and evaluation expertise.
She is a social researcher and evaluator whose work includes facilitation, mentoring, writing and advisory work for a range of organisations, from grass roots community groups to philanthropic bodies and government agencies. Her passions are supporting people to know and show the difference they make and undertaking applied research and evaluative work that effects positive change in the world.
Rachael is the Coordinator of Ngā Tau Tuangahuru - the Maori and Pacific Education Initiative Longitudinal Study and Lead Evaluator for the Gulf Innovation Fund Together (GIFT). She is also involved in diverse CSI programmes of work with a range of funders and organisations.
Rachael holds an MA (Hons) and a post-graduate diploma in Human Ecology.