Taimi Allan has been involved in the mental health sector for nearly a decade, managing a variety of roles and significant projects encompassing consumer advice, communications, media and marketing, digital initiatives, social entrepreneurship, business development, mental healthpromotion and education and training.
Her most well-known work includes the development of reTHiNK for Mind and Body Consultants her visibility as a media spokesperson for consumer advocacy, reducing stigma, employment rights and suicide prevention and her innovative, creative work on the national Like Minds, Like Mine programme.
Outside of Mental Health, Taimi is the owner-director of the entertainment production company “Tigerstew Productions” and performing arts school “The Green Room”, works as a freelance Actor, Director and Theatre Producer and is currently studying Nutrition with a focus on Mental Health Nutrition.
Through her own recovery journey and her work, Taimi has developed strong ties with the Entertainment, Corporate, Law, Emergency Services and Mental Health Sectors and has also presented at various mental health, entertainment and suicide prevention conferences.
Taimi has big plans for Changing Minds and believes collaborative relationships with strategic partners of like-vision are the key to mutual success.
Changing Minds will be having a powhiri to welcome Taimi, where she will then begin her new role in the second week of June.
Thank you to everyone for your support during this time of transition for Changing Minds and we look forward to working closely with our members, supporters and collaborators!