Team NFDHH

The National Foundation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is an established and trusted charity that advocates for hearing wellbeing. 

Our hard-working team are dedicated to supporting the Deaf and hard of hearing community through our campaigns, services and programmes.

NATASHA GALLARDO

Chief Executive

Diagnosed with hearing loss as a teenager, Natasha has first hand experience with hearing loss. In 2018, after 15 years working in senior executive positions in Melbourne, Natasha brings her wealth of experience to NFDHH.

LISA TALBOT

Donor Relations Manager

Lisa loves talking and people so who better than to look after all of our wonderful supporters. She is also the lady to talk to about leaving the Foundation a gift in your will. Lisa also manages our donor relations team.

SHIRLEY RIPPEY

HR Administrator

Shirley is NFDHH's well organised HR Administrator with broad HR and recruitment experience gained with a range of aviation, construction and infrastructure industry leaders. She proactively builds strong relationships in our workplace and  wider community.

HELLEN ROBINSON

Digital & Communications Manager

Hellen manages NFDHH's communication and digital activities. She worked for many organisations leading key design and communication projects.

GABRIELLA CASCANTE

Projects & Digital Executive

Gabriella has previously worked in marketing for agencies and multi-national organisations. She delivers NFDHH's digital and print design projects.

FERNANDA CAMPOS

Multi-Media Designer

Fernanda has a background in animation and multimedia. Perfect for our Comms Team, Fernanda delivers high quality design work on all her projects.

LINDA HOLMES

Community & Corporate Partnerships Manager

Linda has worked in the not-for-profit and corporate sector for over 10 years.

She has a well-rounded experience in fundraising, business development and event management. Linda is responsible for building and nurturing all NFDHH corporate, school, youth and broader community relationships.

YVONNE SINCLAIR

Community Partnership Administrator

Yvonne helps to support NFDHH’S Youth and Employment programmes. She liaises with the Youth Advisory Group, Schools and Business Organisations to ensure that Deaf and hard of hearing youths are supported and empowered to navigate their journey from school into employment.

RITAMBHARA BHATTARAI

Grants Executive

Ritam looks after NFDHH's grant applications. She secures funding for our fabulous upcoming projects and provides administrative support.

KIMMY WEST

Communications & Content Executive

Kimmy has a background in writing copy for digital start-ups and not-for-profits. She manages NFDHH's social media channels and is the writer for our blog and Hearing Matters.

NICOLE KEENAN

Graphic Designer

Nicole delivers NFDHH's digital and print design projects. Coming from a Landscape Architecture background, Nicole strives to reveal narrative and enhance community experience and connection through her designs.

Find out more about how we help.

Address: Level 1, 149-155 Parnell Road,

Parnell, Auckland, 1152

PO Box 37729 Parnell, Auckland 1151, New Zealand

Phone: 09 307 2922 or 0800 867 446 

Email: enquiries@nfd.org.nz

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