Paula is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with 23 years of experience in the accounting and financial services area, seven years in public practice and 16 years in the aluminium industry.
Her current role is Manager Commercial and Support Services at NZAS. She leads a large team incorporating finance, business analysis, energy, company secretary, procurement, health, safety, environmental, laboratory, human resources and learning and development. During her career at NZAS she has led the finance and commercial functions at different levels, along with implementing lean manufacturing and business improvement across multiple departments.
Outside of work she enjoys travelling, skiing and numerous outdoor pursuits with her family.