Gemma Bateman has worked in a number of operational and project management roles within the Emerge Aotearoa Group in the past 12 years.
With a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology behind her, Gemma is driven by a passion to make a difference in the community and support people to reach their full potential.
Since joining the organisation as a Supported Employment Consultant back in 2009, Gemma has worked in a variety of roles, including as a service and district manager, in project management, and in various housing roles.
In her current position as Emerge Aotearoa Limited’s National Director Services, she oversees health and disability and housing services.
“I am passionate about giving people the opportunity to have a say,” she says.
“The best part about my job is hearing all the amazing outcomes and the impact they have had on people. Being one small part of a person’s bigger journey is amazing.”