AJ (Amanda Jane) Woodhouse is our Kaiurungi Programme Manager. AJ is responsible for management of the finances, contracting, reporting, strategic, and operational activities of Coastal People: Southern Skies (CPSS). She has over a 12 years of experience in research management having formerly worked in the University of Otago Research & Enterprise Office and as the Programme Manager at the Dodd-Walls Centre. She joined the CPSS team in April 2021 having previously worked alongside the Directors and the Pou Tuara Manager. She brings a wealth of experience in strategic relationship development, leadership, and transformative contracting practices with communities.