Masters in Management (Dispute Resolution) from Massey University, Bachelor of Laws from the Victoria University of Wellington
Evana has extensive experience in employment relations and dispute resolution over a broad range of industries, having led numerous mediations to resolution during thirteen years as an employment mediator with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Her work at the Ministry included collective agreement bargaining mediation and the specialist area of workplace disfunction and allegations of bullying.
Over recent years, Evana has worked with schools to resolve complex and wide-reaching employment relationship problems, often involving multiple parties and interest groups.
Evana has a Master of Management degree specialising in dispute resolution from Massey University and a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University of Wellington. She has been admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court. Evana has advanced mediation accreditation with LEADR (Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution) and is also a member of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ).