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Roy Moody | Chairperson

Roy is the Chief Executive Officer of Field Services Management SaaS company vWork and former Executive Director and CEO of Phitek Systems Limited. Roy has over 20 years’ experience leading design, product and process innovation for highly successful New Zealand based export businesses delivering commercially successful technology products to the global market. Originally an engineer, Roy brings a strong focus on innovation, strategy, governance, team building and process development.

Andy Stevens | Executive director

Andy is a result-focused professional, offering comprehensive experience and visible achievements in the development and manufacture of opto-electronic, photonic and electronic products. He has a proven track record for building and leading successful product teams that take products from conception through to high-volume manufacturing. Andy is acknowledged for his ability to develop and maintain long-term successful relationships with partners, suppliers, and customers around the globe.

Iannick Monfils | Executive director

Iannick has over 17 years of experience in the photonics and telecommunications industries. He manages all aspects of Quantifi Photonics’ product life cycle. Iannick has been responsible for inventing and bringing to market over 20 product families. He is passionate about digital signal processing and continues to develop algorithms for coherent communications.

Lance Wiggs | Non-executive director

Lance is the co-founder of Punakaiki Fund and a principal with Lance Wiggs Capital Management, the manager of the fund. Lance combines a wide variety of global experiences with helping high-growth companies in New Zealand. Lance has an MBA from Yale University (Strategy, Finance) and a Bachelor of Technology (Hons, Product Development) from Massey University. He has been a regular judge for the Hi-Tech Awards, BNZ Start-Up Alley and other events.

Heather Grace | Independent director

Heather is the founder of the TechBiz Success Academy, and Success With Grace Ltd. Heather has over 30 years’ of international experience in technology, manufacturing, service, distribution and supply chain management. Heather holds an NZCS in Chemistry, an NZIM Management Diploma and a Diploma in Workplace Psychology. Her background provides the Board with expertise in sales and business growth strategies, executive leadership and talent management.