Ella Henry

Dr Ella Henry

Dr Ella Henry
Ngātikahu ki Whangaroa/Te Rārawa/Ngāti Kuri

Biography

Ella is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Māori & Indigenous Development, Te Ara Poutama, at the Auckland University of Technology. Her academic background is in Sociology, Management Studies and Māori Development. Her Masters focused on Māori women and leadership and her PhD on Māori entrepreneurship in screen production. Ella has also been actively involved in the development of the Māori screen industry, serving as Chair of Nga Aho Whakaari, the Māori screen guild. She was a Treaty Negotiator for her Iwi, Ngātikahu ki Whangaroa, and is also a member of a research group looking at Māori leadership and decision-making, funded by Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga