Victim Support | Our senior managers
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Our senior managers


Chief Executive: Kevin Tso

LAW_9787Kevin joined Victim Support in 2009, initially as Operations Manager, becoming Chief Executive in 2013.

Kevin has enjoyed a career spanning the corporate and NGO sectors.  He joined Victim Support from a senior management position at the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, and was previously Chief Executive of London Bookshops in New Zealand.

As Chief Executive at Victim Support, Kevin plays a key role leading the senior management team, driving the strategic direction of Victim Support, and enhancing our relationships with our core funders and partners.

Over his four years as Chief Executive, Kevin has overseen the design and implementation of Victim Support’s five year strategic plan, Vision 2020, which focuses on securing Victim Support’s place as the gateway for all victims to a fair and accessible justice system, while securing the organisation’s sustainability and enhancing our frontline services to victims.

General Manager – Fundraising and Communications: Cam Cotter

camcotter_webCam joined Victim Support in July 2016 to lead the organisation’s funding and communications team. He brings almost a decade of experience in fundraising, volunteer management, communications, and marketing to Victim Support.

Cam is focussed on ensuring the wider public understand Victim Support’s mission, and building partnerships with supportive organisations in government and the community to ensure we can continue our important work for victims of crime and trauma.

General Manager, Service Delivery

Karen McLeary_Cropped_LLP_7415Karen McLeay’s past roles include Executive Director of Physiotherapy New Zealand, Acting Head of Weltec’s Centre for Service Industries, and CEO of NZ Qualifications Authority.

Karen has proven experience in operational management, strategic and business planning, has great organisational skills and values relationship building. While she has impressive management expertise, Karen also has very strong organisational skills that will be essential in her role with Victim Support.



 Area Managers:

  • Northland/Waitematā: Chris Inglis
  • Auckland City: Wilson Irons
  • Counties Manukau: Grace Chan-Nuualiitia
  • Waikato: Maggie Crossan
  • Central: Sheryl Robinson
  • Bay of Plenty/Eastern: Lydia Allan
  • Wellington: Paula Connolly
  • Canterbury/Tasman: April Marshall
  • Southern: Peter Guest


 Service Managers:

  • Contact Service: Renee Farrelly