LTA People

Jean Hellstern

Team Coordinator

Jean supports the LTA team through the coordination of leadership development, learning and talent programs for our clients.  After her studies in Management and Employment Relations/HR, and French at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, Jean embarked on her “OE” (overseas experience) – a rite of passage for all Kiwis, and has since work gained experience in Canada, France and Australia. 

With a decade of experience in a variety of sectors, Jean is practised at coordinating the daily affairs and administrative functions of a team’s logistical needs in event planning, meetings and team communication.  Her intention is to provide support for the team, and keep members focussed on the projects and goals at hand.  She has worked for and supported middle to senior management, executives, and high-level academics, and undertaken projects at St Vincent’s Health Australia, the University of Auckland, and AUT University.  In addition, she also has experience in the sectors of corporate conferencing and FMCG.

She is passionate about people centricity, and her international experiences have deepened her understanding of cultural nuances and better strengthened her ability to ensure interactions with teams members are thoughtful and in line with individual needs in order to attain objectives.

Jean has completed a PGrad Dip Commerce (HR & Organisational behaviour and culture) and a BA (Management and Employment Relations/HR & French)

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