Karla Lee


Within the Chamber team, I have worn many hats establishing myself with a broad skillset across the organisation. These skills support my role as a passionate advocate for business in our region.

Jason Bianchi

Senior Administration Advisor

As Senior Administration Advisor I have taken on the challenge of administering Certificates of Origin for the Hawke’s Bay Region, and to provide full administration duties to HB Chamber.

Kelsi Thompson

Communications Advisor

Business Growth Advisor

I am lucky enough to be able to share all the amazing aspects of the Hawke’s Bay Chamber with you, our local community. I connect with local media outlets, local businesses, and share our stories on social media.

Francesca Arlidge

Youth Support Coordinator

As the Youth Support Coordinator, I am heavily involved in all aspects of igniting our rangatahi’s passion for business. My role at the chamber oversees budding entrepreneurs and supports those who show an interest in expanding their knowledge of business basics.