Emelia is a Consultant at Synergia. She is based in our Wellington office.
Emelia has a Master’s Degree in Health Leadership specialising in Global Public Health from the University of Auckland. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences in which she focused on the Health Promotion, and Mental Health and Addiction pathways. Emelia has experience in stakeholder engagement, engagement with young children and youth, mixed-methods analysis, document analysis, data visualisation and visual summaries. Since joining Synergia, Emelia has supported a range of projects including the development of a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the new information sharing provisions of the Oranga Tamariki 1989 Act.
Emelia is passionate about promoting public health and equity. She is highly active in her community and enjoys working in spaces to empower women and people of colour, having experience working with women and children with disabilities, sexual violence and working to reduce institutionalised racism. Emelia has gained this experience from engaging with a diverse range of people from her previous roles at Shakti Youth, University of Auckland’s Craccum magazine and the Asian Network Incorporated.