Donna Kerkmeester

Project Coordinator – Business Development and Innovation

Donna is the project coordinator for our business development and innovation portfolio. She is based in our Auckland office.

Donna is responsible for coordinating business development and innovation processes, managing workshops and online learning courses, as well as creating resources.
Before joining Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga Donna worked at the Centre for Educational Leadership, Future Learning Solutions, Auckland UniServices Ltd based at the University of Auckland. For over 11 years she has worked in the education sector communicating and coordinating with the Ministry of Education, principals, school leaders and stakeholders. In addition, she was the co-ordinator for the New Zealand First-time Principals’ Programme from 2010-2016 which allowed her to deepen her understanding of the New Zealand education system.

Donna has a background in event management, digital and social media marketing, and she has recently discovered a passion for resource design. Donna studied Event Management at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), and more recently completed a paper in social media marketing.
In her spare time, you can find Donna sporting a bee suit working her urban apiaries, spinning and bottling honey, doing a bit of DIY around the home or taking the dogs for a walk.