Steve has been the CEO of Enable since its inception in 2007. He has 40 years’ experience in the electrical and telecommunications industries and specialises in business leadership and performance, business growth, strategic planning, operational management and change management.
Steve has held leadership roles for over 20 years in business management and performance, wide-scale deployments and operations of both fixed and wireless telecommunication networks.
As a lifelong Cantabrian, Steve is passionate about and driven by the potential of Enable and its fibre network to positively impact the greater Christchurch community.
Andrew joined Enable in this newly created role in February 2018. He is a seasoned senior executive with solid commercial ability in highly competitive environments with a strong affinity for technology and innovation.
He brings to Enable his experience leading significant operational transformations at Fairfax New Zealand, TAB and NZME.
Ali joined Enable in July 2017. She has over ten years’ in-house and private practice experience having worked in a diverse range of industries including technology, energy, commercial property and corporate commercial. In her last role, Ali was General Counsel and Company Secretary for a NZX listed company.
Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Ali now resides in Christchurch and is a proud Crusaders and All Blacks supporter.
Ali holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of British Colombia.
Warren joined Enable in February 2018 to lead the Finance team. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in chartered accountancy, large-corporate commercial and accounting roles, and has held a number of CFO positions. Warren has worked on a number of development projects in the natural resources sector and more recently in irrigation development. His career has included undertaking feasibility work and developing and implementing complex financing solutions including; undertaking equity raises, project financing, negotiating debt and leasing facilities and managing due diligence processes.
Born and raised in Southland, Warren has lived in Canterbury for the past 19 years. Most recently he was CFO for Solid Energy New Zealand Limited (1999 to 2010) and Commercial Manager/CFO for Central Plains Water Limited (2012 to 2018).
Paul leads the operational rollout of Enable’s fibre infrastructure across our coverage area along with managing Enable’s corporate risk. Paul additionally holds a pivotal leadership role in Enable’s Network Delivery Alliance.
Paul is an experienced delivery and commercial director of large scale programmes and a chartered engineer (EU). Prior to his role at Enable, Paul has directed large scale governmental transition programmes across Australia and engineering and product development programmes in the telecommunications/ICT sector.
Paul is driven by both the transformational potential of fibre broadband and the challenge of deploying large-scale infrastructure in the unique Christchurch recovery environment.
With over 20 years’ experience in human resources and operations management roles, Natasha brings a wealth of knowledge ranging from people and performance management, to health and safety to Enable. She is particularly passionate about creating a high performance culture within the organisation that has a direct positive impact on the quality of service and experience Enable provides customers.
Natasha is passionate about women’s rugby and has played an active role as participant and development coach since the early 1990’s. She is currently the Manager of the Canterbury Women’s Rugby Team.
Malcolm has been part of the Enable story from the beginning and is now responsible for leading sales, marketing, product development and industry representation.
With over 40 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry in engineering, sales, marketing and leadership roles, Malcolm is proud to be contributing to such a transformational project bringing fibre broadband into the homes and businesses of our community.
Greg Rossiter joined Enable in 2016 to lead the 20-strong Business Improvement and Systems Team in delivering major business change projects with a particular focus on the customer experience.
Having spent the past 20 years in Global and Asia Pacific IT leadership roles, Greg is an experienced senior professional with an extensive background leading cross-functional teams. Greg is a born and bred Cantabrian who has a particular interest in leveraging the benefits of Fibre to further Christchurch’s “smart home/smart city” plans.
Daniel has run Enable’s communications programme since the network deployment began in 2011. He is a senior communications practitioner with a passion for making a positive contribution to his community.
He has spent 15 years working in or for large telecommunications/ICT enterprises and public sector organisations where he has helped them protect and grow their reputation through effective and meaningful communication with their people, customers, stakeholders and community.
Returning to Christchurch to raise his family in late 2010, Daniel is passionate about the city’s transformational opportunity and wants to do what he can to ensure the opportunity is realised.
Neil joined Enable in October 2015 and brings with him extensive experience in dealing with large and complex projects both within New Zealand and overseas. He has experience in the Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Completion processes and extensive knowledge of what is required to ensure all parts of large infrastructure project work together to realise operational excellence.
Neil is committed to the delivery of an exceptional fibre network that delivers broadband connectivity to the people of Christchurch now and into the future.
Melissa is GM Customer Services and is responsible for managing Enable’s customer services team. This is the largest team in the business and manages the experience customers (members of our community) have with Enable as they make the move to fibre broadband.
She has 30 years’ experience in proposition, product and customer service management in the telecommunications sector. Melissa originally joined Enable in late 2015 as a Project Manager, after 10 years at Spark.
Brett has been GM Network Operations since 2011. With 30 years telco experience, Brett came to Enable from Alcatel-Lucent where he was the NZ Technical Services Lead managing a technical support team that supported both fixed and mobile customers across the South Pacific region.
Originally from the Waikato, Brett is a die-hard Chiefs fan who now calls Christchurch home. He is passionate about the greater Christchurch region, loves the part that Enable plays in the rebuild of Christchurch and making it the place that he and his family can continue to be happy and live.
Kelly has been with Enable since 2011. She is responsible for liaising with the office of the Enable Board of Directors, managing the chief executive’s office, overseeing all administration functions and the day to day operations of Enable’s offices.
Born and bred in Canterbury, Kelly has previously worked in event management and executive assistant roles within the corporate teams of the International Rugby Board, PGG Wrightson and the New Zealand Rugby Union.
David started with Enable in late 2011. He began working for the company as a designer, before being promoted to Network Design Team Leader and Network Engineering Manager with the Network Delivery Alliance in 2014. He manages a team of approximately 20 designers responsible for the overall design and recording of the network.
Throughout his career he has worked around the world in senior telecommunications network design positions. He was the 25th person in the UK to become a fully qualified fibre engineer over 30 years ago. David’s vision is for Enable’s network to be a model network and a reference for best practice network design and implementation.