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Peer Reviewers

Helen has a team of peer reviewers who have reviewed Helen’s Headlines resources. Each peer reviewer was chosen for their experience on the topic and, in many instances to check that the material was culturally relevant for a New Zealand, as well as a British, audience. Helen is hugely grateful to each peer reviewer. Like Helen they have each undertaken this on a voluntary basis.

The peer review team currently includes, among others:

Kent Beasley Kent is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. After 15 years working for multinational and financial service organisations in Europe and Asia, he returned to New Zealand to apply his skills and talents in the Not for Profit Sector. He is currently Finance and Operations Director for Tearfund New Zealand.


Millie Campbell Millie has worked for government and charities in New Zealand and the UK. She currently works for the Civil Service. She also runs a professional organising and decluttering business, Space Decluttered.


Glyn Carpenter Glyn worked for 28 years in the computer industry, including 10 years running his own company. He then served for 15 years as national director of New Zealand Christian Network. He has had to learn to build support networks, manage stress and manage change all through his working life.


Anne Douglas Anne is a registered psychotherapist with a heart to help people find their full potential through healing from childhood trauma, building positive couple relationships, understanding and working through life crises and changes. She runs the Eremia Christian Retreat in Coromandel New Zealand with her husband Ron.


Caroline Eade Caroline heads up the charities team at Edward Connor Solicitors and advises Christian charities and churches on charity law, governance and constitutional issues. She is a trustee of the Lawyers Christian Fellowship and a member of Eden Baptist Church in Cambridge.

Alison Grieve Alison has been a trustee of several charities and worked as Finance Director for two. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in the UK and has spent over 30 years in the not for profit sector. She is the author of the Helen's Headlines resource on risk management for small charities.

Malcolm Hall of Pangolin Enterprises specialises in helping charities in the UK with complex property issues and the sale, search and selection side of relocation. He has assisted WEC, Wycliffe, ECM, AWM, Baptist House, CWI, Interserve and SIM amongst others. His background is in Christian publishing and as Director of a Christian charity with 130 movements around the world. He was also Group Admin Director for a large medical communications agency through a period of growing their people and property resources.


Wayne Kirkland lives in Naenae, Lower Hutt, New Zealand with his wife Jill and two foster daughters. He has written a number of books - including one on money, and for a number of years was a car dealer. Currently Wayne writes, manages a community housing trust, and is extensively involved in Urban Vision and St David's Anglican Church.

Janet Tuck Janet has been a trustee and chair of charities in New Zealand. She has worked in the career industry for over 12 years and helped many clients from different ages and stages to think strategically about their work and careers. She also works in organisations providing coaching and training at all levels. 

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