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Paul HayesCommunications and Engagement Manager
Paul grew up in the Eastern Bay of Plenty in both Kawerau and Whakatāne. After graduating from the University of Canterbury with a BSc Honours in Microbiology, Paul worked in sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry in NZ and the UK. After returning to New Zealand in 2000, Paul worked in communications and marketing in the in the not-for-profit sector and came to the Lion Foundation from the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Paul’s role is to take the lead on Lion Foundation communications and engagement with stakeholders and is the point of contact for media inquiries. Paul is married with three adult children and enjoys watching a wide variety of sports. He stays active through umpiring and occasionally playing hockey and has recently developed a passion for the gym.