Roy Tikao
Community Champion (Christchurch)
Nationality/Iwi: New Zealand Maori/ Ngai Tahu, Ngati Kuri, Start date: February 2022 Roy’s experience and expertise that has brought him to the Generator: I am very passionate about developing and supporting individuals and whanau that possess aspirations to create their own enterprise and economic development opportunities – how exciting! My desire is to help them achieve and reach their start up and early business goals, so what an amazing program The Generator is to contribute in this process. I have over 20 years’ Management experience in Business, Finance, Education, Training and Health sectors. These leadership roles have included working for Banks, Adult Community Education, Canterbury Development Corporation, Private Training Establishments such as; Aspire New Zealand, Leadership Development New Zealand, Carich International, Te Wananga o Aotearoa and also for my Iwi Ngai Tahu. Hobbies/fun facts about Roy: I enjoy sea kayaking, diving, soccer, rugby, gym, kaimoana gathering, hunting, mountain biking, trout and salmon fishing.