I am Aimee Whitcroft. Looking for next challenge 🙂
National co-ordinator for GovHack NZ, and freelance content design/service design/training consultant to central and local government.
Keen interest in, knowledge of and advocate of open source, open data, open government, civic technology, service design, placemaking, technology, social good and sustainability, branding, strategy, entrepreneurship, foresight, futurism/futurecasting and innovation.
One of New Zealand’s top plain English experts.
Have worked for a number of NZ’s most prominent scientific, internet/tech-related and government organisations/teams. Founder and principle of web agency Syntropics, and co-founder of design consultancy GovWorks NZ.
Strong relationships with NZ’s tech, data, innovation and scientific communities, as well as being directly involved organising outreach and education initiatives such as GovHack and Startup Weekend.
Additionally, has been involved with futurecasting work for Future Agenda, the Ministry of Transport’s Future Demand and Transport Futures, and WEC/BEC2050.
I’m one of the core NZ team members bringing international space exploration funder The Martian Trust to life.
Our first initiative is This Way to Mars, the New Zealand-only launch of the Trust.