Our Team

Developed in 2008, Nest Consulting provides services dedicated to health and wellbeing.
Nest Consulting provides Puberty, Menstrual, Sexuality, Sexual Violence Prevention, Respectful Relationship (SRR), Anti-Bullying, Body Image/Self Esteem & Cyber Safety/Media Manners education programmes throughout schools in New Zealand. Nest Consulting frequently contract with organisations and agencies to provide services from consultation to delivery on a variety of health and wellbeing related topics. Nest Consulting provide Community and  Corporate Health & Wellbeing programmes (‘Check in Check Up’ & ‘The M Word – Managing Menopause’).

Our Team is a diverse group of qualified, trauma informed educators, facilitators & presenters who are supported to enhance their skills through continuous professional development opportunities, peer review and reflective practice. All have internal and external Supervisors. Nest also has a specialised team who work with those who have additional learning needs, disability, vision or hearing issues. Nest’s Team all work through the lens of honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Our vision is ‘To enhance awareness, appreciation & knowledge of our selves, achieving empowerment, informed choices & acceptance through education, understanding & support’.

our team

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ROBYN FAUSETT RGN CEO Advisor and writer of programmes

Robyn was born in Helensville, NZ and is a UK trained nurse (University College London Hospital). Nest came about through Robyn's desire to address health, social & environmental issues in the community through the provision…

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Claire Stuart DE&I and Gender Equity Specialist

Claire is well known for her work within Diversity Works New Zealand, supporting organisations throughout the motu to progress in all areas of DEl, and more recently for her mahi at Gender at Work -…

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Sharron Administrator, PA, Creative Designer
Dip Preg, Birth & Early Ed

Sharron is Nest's all round office ninja ensuring Nest runs smoothly. In charge of general administration, communication & coordination in addition to contributing to creative design. Sharron grew up in South Auckland and now lives…

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GEM Trainer & Educator
Dip Pregnancy, Childbirth and Early Parenting Education

Gem was born in the Far North and now lives on the Hibiscus Coast with her husband and two of her three children. Gem is also a grandmother to two grandson’s Jagger and Wolfe who…

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SARAH Trainer & Educator
BA (Design and Media)

Sarah grew up in Wurundjeri Country (Melbourne), Australia and moved to Auckland just in time to finish high school and make her way to Otago University, where she trained as a graphic designer. It was…

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Mika Educator

Mika was born in Wellington and currently lives in Auckland with her partner and three of their six children, two of which go to primary school. As an animal lover Mika has one dog, four…

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Alana Educator
BA Media Studies and Psychology

Alana was born in Scotland and spent her childhood in Vancouver before moving to New Zealand at the age of 11. She just finished her degree from the University of Auckland majoring in Media Studies…

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KATHRYN Educator & Facilitator

Kathryn is a born and bred Aucklander who loves to travel, having enjoyed many overseas adventures and exploring her Dutch heritage. She completed her physiotherapy training in the early 1990s and later her post graduate…

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SAM Educator & Facilitator
LLB BA (Perf Arts)

Sam was born and raised in the beautiful city of Dunedin. She studied Law and Performing Arts at the University of Otago and moved to Auckland at the start of 2020. After a brief stint…

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LEELA Educator

Leela has a great interest in human development and neuro science, how the brain functions and has spent a lot of time working within the Rudolf Steiner school her child attends . Her involvement has…

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SHARRON Educator
Dip Preg, Birth & Early Ed

Sharron, in addition to her work as Nest's administrator works with our junior team Yr 1 - Yr 8. Sharron grew up in South Auckland and now lives in West Auckland with her husband and…

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ELLAEducator

Bula Vinaka. Ella was born and raised in the beautiful Fiji Islands and spent the first 17 years of her life in Suva, Fiji before moving over to New Zealand in 2018. She is currently…

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MOLLY Educator
BA (Anthro & Soc)

Molly grew up in West Auckland and attended Vic Uni in Wellington where she graduated with a BA, majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Sociology with a focus on womens and gender studies. While studying…

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SAMANTHA Facilitator
BHSc

Samantha was born and raised in South Auckland where she attended the local schools. She is qualified in Health Sciences (Population Health) with a degree from the University of Auckland. With an evolving passion for…

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ALISTAIR Facilitator

Alistair is Kiwi-American born and was raised in the US. Throughout his schooling, Alistair worked as an actor in Madison and Chicago developing his career on stage and screen, and spent a summer in New…

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VEL Facilitator

Vel is 30-something, Ukrainian-born and kiwi-raised, with a passion for creative writing, taking deep dives into history rabbit holes, and collecting and using twin lens reflex cameras from the 40s. He's currently working towards a…

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Cooper Facilitator
BBA

Born in his village of Poutasi, Samoa, and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Cooper has a Bachelor of Business degree from AUT. He is extremely passionate about helping young people discover their identity and purpose,…

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CATHERINE Facilitator

Originally hailing from the Hawke's Bay, Catherine has recently returned to study a Bachelor of Applied Counselling through MIT. After 8 years in the film and television industry, her interest in psychology and desire to…

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GURLEEN Facilitator

Born in Tāmaki Makuarau to Punjabi parents, Gurleen has first-hand experience of what it was like to be behind plastic desks at schools. This has led to a long-lasting passion for wanting our youth to…

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Could this be you??

Nest are always on the look out for excellent Educators & Facilitators to join our Team. Email us if you are interested.