Since coming to New Zealand at the age of 5 from Beijing, China, Naisi Chen has become deeply rooted in the community she loves. She is the director of a business consultancy firm specialising in employment relations and HR matters. She sits on the board of Foundation North, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Aotearoa Chinese Legal Support Foundation. She is the Vice President of the youth wing of the NZ Labour Party – Young Labour and also sits on the Youth Advisory Group of Philanthropy NZ.Read more
Naisi is a choral conductor, chartered member of the Institute of Directors, former President of the New Zealand Chinese Students’ Association, former advisory board member of NZ China Council, an alumnus of the Office of Ethnic Communities Young Leaders Program, and recipient of the 2017 ANZ Community Spirit Award.
Naisi will use her set of diverse skills and extensive experience in the public, private, philanthropy, community and creative sector to serve the Botany electorate. Being only 26, Naisi has the energy and foresight to bring a new and fresh perspective to the Labour caucus as well.