Donna Kerkmeester

Marketing Specialist

Donna is our marketing specialist. 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 is currently studying Graphic Design. Donna studied Event Management at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), and completed a paper in social media marketing at Unitec.

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.