THE GOOD RATING IS RATING EVERY PRODUCT
IN NEW ZEALAND. ONE BY ONE

OUR TEAM

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DR DAVE ANGELSON

DATA SCIENTIST

Dave is an epidemiologist with a focus on climate change-driven health outcomes. He is Harvard Medical School trained and has previously worked at the World Health Organisation and Google.

Dave specialises in modelling and analytics to forge a real world reduction in environmental harm.

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KATE OKTAY

DEVELOPMENT

Kate has a broad background in marketing, public relations, and sales, predominantly within a startup environment in both New Zealand and overseas. Kate is passionate about creating stronger communities, vibrant local business environments, and reducing activities that drive climate change at a macro level. 

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ANDREA EGAN

COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR

 

Andrea is a photojournalist and writer, and has been working at the United Nations for the last decade. Andrea specialises in communications within the climate change sector, and has highlighted climate action in 140 countries. Andrea has expertise translating complex scientific concepts into urgent, engaging, relatable content.

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DR CATHY COLE

RESEARCH ADVISOR

Cathy worked for several years as an advisor on climate change science for policy teams in the British Government. She is now a lecturer at Otago University in the Department of Science Communication. Cathy's research specialises in the impacts of climate change and the mitigation of these, both in New Zealand and globally. 

ADVISORS


PROFESSOR ROB AIKEN // UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO
Rob is a professor in Otago University's marketing department specialising in sustainability and consumption. Rob is the Chair of the Board of Consumer New Zealand and the President of the Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy (ANZMAC) the leading industry group. Rob provides The Good Rating with research-based marketing approaches to change consumer behaviour.

 
DR KATE TIMMS-DEAN // GENERAL MANAGER, KAIARAHI TAIO AUKAHA
Kate has a PhD in Te Tiriti Te Waitangi, and is currently working with Ngai Tahu Ruunaka based consultancy Aukaha, managing the Resource Management sector of the organisation. Kate's expertise is where Te Tiriti and sustainability meet. She provides The Good Rating with a te Ao Maaori perspective, and ensures that our organisation is grounded in Te Tiriti.

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

We are always looking for contributors, supporters, businesses, and consumers interested in knowing more. 

  • If you have an hour a week, or a month, to make the world a better place, we are looking for help researching, building databases, and telling stories on social media. 
     

  • If your business is grounded in sustainability and ethical governance, we would like to support you. 

Please drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.