Management Team

Chief Executive Officer - Sarah Woollard

Sarah has worked with Anxiety New Zealand in a number of roles over the last 6 years. She has a background in Population Health and Epidemiology (BHSc), Public Sector Leadership (PGDip) and is currently studying on an MBA pathway. She combines knowledge of leadership, health systems, policy and management into the mental health arena. She is passionate about removing barriers to mental health support and mental health education in the community.

Helpline Manager - Goldie Hamilton

Joined the Trust as a helpline volunteer several years ago and has been increasingly involved since. She now manages the Anxiety Helpline and a team of 50+ volunteers. Goldie is working towards completing a Masters in Health Psychology and has experience managing adolescent ambulance volunteers and as a first-aid instructor. Putting such experience to good use, Goldie enjoys training and supporting helpline volunteers so that their team continues to offer a valuable service.