Our People

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tāngata! He tāngata! He tāngata!
What is the most important thing in the world? It is people! It is people! It is people! 
With more than 400 employees and growing, UniServices is a diverse company with staff across Aotearoa New Zealand working in many different fields.
Meet some of our senior people.


Head Office

office, Legal office and Business Unit support

Tama Davis

Executive Director Māori

Tama (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Tuwharetoa) supports UniServices in mātauranga Māori. Tama holds an MBA and has more than 25 years’ experience in public health, mental wellbeing and governance. Contact Tama about Kaupapa Māori related to UniServices-managed services and projects.

Natasha Gill

Commercial Development Director – Business Units

Natasha leads commercial development for a portfolio of services and projects that translate cutting-edge knowledge into impact across health, education and public policy. She has supported various organisations through start-up, growth and transformation stages. Her background is in finance and information systems. Contact about: Applying research for social impact.

Tui Kaumoana

Tui (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato) has been with UniServices since 2020 and leads Māori kaupapa across the organisation. She is tūturu Waikato and has been a director and operations manager. Tui holds an MBA from the University of Auckland. Contact about: Kaupapa Māori, Māori-related operational matters, Māori events, Māori internships, iwi relationships.

Sandra King

General Counsel

Sandra is UniServices’ General Counsel and Privacy Officer, managing a wide range of legal matters. She is a patent attorney and lawyer. Contact about: Formal notices and general legal queries, privacy queries and requests for/consultations in connection with the release of official information.

Bernie O’Donnell

Poutaki Mātauranga Māori

Bernie (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngā Ruahinerangi, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāi Tahu) and Tama Davis share a role as experts in mātauranga Māori. Bernie holds an MBA and has a background in Māori media, hauora Māori, urban Māori advocacy and governance. Contact about: Kaupapa Māori related to UniServices-managed services and projects.