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Stephen Boyle, Chief Executive Officer

Joined BOPLASS in 2010 and is responsible for the development and implementation of shared service initiatives.

Stephen brings to BOPLASS a strong work history in corporate business management, with over ten years experience within innovative ICT organisations. This experience has involved a wide range of senior roles and responsibilities including business establishment, business development, regional management and national sales management.

Prior to joining BOPLASS Stephen had most recently worked for Fuji Xerox as Regional Manager, with responsibility for the upper North Island operations. He has also held various strategic management roles with Telecom NZ. Stephen is passionate about BOPLASS’ role and the benefits to the constituent councils. He sees BOPLASS as an enabler that adds true incremental value in helping the councils to provide improved services and improved business efficiencies through strategic collaboration.

 

Grant Probert, IT Manager

Responsible for the implementation and support of shared services as outlined in the BOPLASS Information Services Strategic Plan (ISSP). Grant comes to BOPLASS having had 17 years' experience in the IT industry, which includes database programming, system programming, infrastruture development, global support and IT management.

Grant is on assignment from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC), where he has been the IT Manager for the past seven years. During his time at BOPRC, Grant has been involved with several major collaborative IT undertakings, including the implementation of a high-speed fibre network and the development of a video conferencing service.

Grant brings experience and understanding in enabling shared services and collaboration between dispersed organisations.

 

 

Emma Cooper, Assistant Accountant

Emma is employed by Tauranga City Council (TCC) and is responsible for the day-to-day BOPLASS Ltd finances and producing the Annual Report.  Emma has over 10 years experience with small business accounts, and after completing her degree 3 years ago joined TCC in the Finance department.

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Niki Tzirtzilakis, Company Administrator (Part-time)

Niki is the newest addition to the BOPLASS team.  She comes with a wide ranging background gained in the insurance industry including analytical, customer service, underwriting, claims and broking roles.

Niki will be responsible for keeping the company and our projects running.  She takes pride in her reputation of making things happen and revels in opportunities to add value and humour with a creative twist to any project at hand.

Niki brings a diverse range of skills to her role and is generally the primary point of contact for our councils and suppliers.

Phone: +64 7 577 7342

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Irena Bragg, Collaboration Portal Administrator (Part -time)

Irena joined BOPLASS with over 10 years’ experience in customer service, office and project administration. She is available to assist with any issues or support you may have with the Collaboration Portal.


BOPLASS Postal Address

BOPLASS Ltd 
PO Box 13056
Tauranga 3141
New Zealand

 

BOPLASS Shareholding Councils

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