Irene Collins was appointed Administration Manager of the RNZIH New Zealand Gardens Trust in May 2011 following the resignation of Liz Morrow, the first NZGT Administrator.
Irene stepped down from the NZGT in July 2019, after eight years in that role.
A resident of Auckland, Irene is an experienced and professional administrator who has also supported Landscaping New Zealand. Her background includes supporting senior executive management within Air New Zealand.
Her voluntary work has included being president of a sports club and co-ordinator for Auckland’s Round the Bays fun run, adding another dimension to her business skills and provided experience in working with a wide variety of people.
Irene’s leisure interests include gardening, walking, oil painting and travelling.