Paul has had 25 years of experience working with children and youth, including teaching and leadership roles in education and more recently fifteen years in a growing organisation in the non-profit sector. In his role as Youth Services manager, Paul oversees Gateway’s community support service for youth with mental health challenges, as well as Snapshot services for at-risk youth in Nelson Tasman, Marlborough, and West Coast, and brings strategic and communications strengths to the management team.
In his spare time, he loves watching and playing sport (only just!), enjoying the great outdoors, and hanging out with his family.
Vicki Barton – Adult Services Manager
Vicki has over 30 years of experience in nursing and leadership roles in the Wellington and Nelson regions. Overseeing Gateway’s adult services, including community support in Nelson Tasman and Marlborough, and supported activities service in Motueka, Vicki brings significant Clinical experience and QMS strengths to the organisation.
In her spare time, Vicki enjoys time with her family and looking after her twin dogs (a labrador-collie and a chihauhau!).
Andrew Bridge – Residential Services Manager
Andrew began his working career in the UK in marketing services and recruitment consultancy, before coming to New Zealand and transitioning to the social sector. His experience includes leadership roles in Supported Employment and with a private training provider in the tertiary education sector. As Residential Services Manager, Andrew brings leadership and management experience to Milton Court, Hapai Te Ora, and our Youth House, as well as bringing business acumen and strategic strengths to the management team.
Outside of work Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, playing football, and New Zealand’s outdoors – particularly activities involving water and snow!