Currently, we are a small team of five, handpicked to provide quality work of the highest standard. Everyone is qualified and has extensive experience in their field of expertise. We are passionate about contributing to the success of your business and would love the opportunity to work with you.


Managing Director & Founder

Claire is often out and about as the face of Leafcutter. With a rural upbringing, Claire is hardworking, driven, and has a 'can do' attitude. Claire has a Bachelor of Physical Education and a Diploma in Small Business and Project Management. A member of the Institute of Directors New Zealand, Claire is a board member for Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce and Vice President for New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance.


Human Resources & Recruitment / Funding & Grants

Bex brings an ethical approach and is committed to helping businesses build and maintain positive workplace relationships. Bex has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Human Resources and a minor in Accounting. She brings ten years of experience working for companies such as Cardrona Alpine Resort, and Donovan Group in her HR advisory role. Bex is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand.



Michelle is honest, practical, and is a self-manager. A wizard with numbers, Michelle has an extensive background in accounts and office management. Michelle is Xero Advisor Certified, however, is diverse in her knowledge of various accounting software. Sit back and relax while Michelle takes the fuss out of finance. Certificated in Bookkeeping, Michelle is a member Institute of Certified New Zealand Bookkeepers (MYOB, Reckon, Quickbooks, & Xero).


Business Administration / Funding & Grants

Ash is highly organised, creative, and detail orientated. With an extensive background in administration, operations, and programme management, Ash likes to get stuff done. Bubbly and easy to get along with, Ash will complete your to-do list and so much more. Producing quality work with a fast turn around, put simply, Ash is an angel sent from heaven.


Health & Safety

Scott has excellent communication skills and an eye for detail. With a Diploma in Workplace Health & Safety Management, Scott has 12 years of experience in this sector. Using the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a guiding document, Scott will develop a system specifically for your operation. Having worked with Cardrona Alpine Resort, The Alpine Group Ltd, Wanaka Transport Group Ltd, and Lake Wanaka Tourism, Scott will bring a fresh approach to your operation.

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