About

This is

Our Why.

Meet

Our Team.

The Mission Ready accelerator was launched by a passionate team with local and global project experience industry network, talent development experience, and a keen eye on tech skills requirements. We were set up to bridge the growing skills shortage by challenging the way the next tech workforce is prepared. That’s why we created this model in collaboration with industry employers and leaders.

Diana
Sharma

Co-founder &
Mission Director

ALAN
KAN

Co-founder &
Innovation Director

zac

ZAC
DE SILVA

Advisory Board Chair

midu

MIDU
CHANDRA

Advisory Board Member

PIETER
WATSON

Advisory Board Member

Michelle
Mackisack

People & Culture Director

MANPREET MALHOTRA

Programme
Director 

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Charles
Angeles

Partnerships & Placements Manager

Emma
Cooper

Programme 
Coordinator

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Mahalia
Sinclair-Parker

Candidate
Success Lead

Reuben

Reuben
Simpson

Full Stack
Development
Trainer 

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phoebe
su

Full Stack
Development
Trainer 

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Bonnie
Wall

Full Stack
Development
Trainer 

Ewan
Zhang

Full Stack
Development
Trainer 

SEBIN
BENJAMIN

Full Stack
Development
Trainer 

RAM
MANTHRY

Software Development
Trainer

Arash

Arash
Moghadam

Software Development
Trainer

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Viktoria
Semina

UX Design
Trainer

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Corinne
Davies

UX Design
Trainer

Sarah_UX Trainer

Sarah
Clearwater

UX Design
Trainer

AFRAZ
SIDDIQUI

 Salesforce
Development
Trainer

Olivia
Tech-Orias

Salesforce
Development
Trainer 

Olayinka
Fashola

Business Analyst
Trainer

Auzayr Wahab

Auzayr
Wahab

Tech Career
Trainer

Chandni
Adeshara

Facilitator & 
Coach

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Heather
Chambers

Career Coach

Aakash
Dhandapani

Learning Community 
Consultant

Shirley
Tricker

Project Coordinator
& Mentor

Ching Ha
Lee

Technical 
Project Lead

Joshua
Faaui-Siakumi

Systems
Administrator

Maree
Galland

Virtual 
Executive Assistant 

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Rufina
Pollett

Enrolment &
Finance
Administrator

Alisha

Alisha
Ali

Senior 
Recruitment
Advisor

Keir

Keir
Church

Candidate
Recruitment 
Advisor

Patrick
Scammell

Candidate
Recruitment
Advisor

jayda
felix-mounlath

Candidate
Recruitment
Advisor

Our

Vision.

Mission Ready’s vision is to create a better world by developing and coaching talented, creative individuals and guiding them into exciting tech-enabled careers with organisations that care.

The Mission Ready accelerator was launched by a passionate team with local and global project experience, industry network, talent development experience, and a keen eye on tech skills requirements. We were set up to bridge the growing skills shortage by challenging the way the next tech workforce is prepared. That’s why we created this model in collaboration with industry employers and leaders.

Better

Skills,

Better

Lives,

Better

World

Designed to deliver

On our promise.

The accelerator is designed to deliver on our promise to employers to develop quality candidates that are in-demand.   Our candidates stand out because we understand that currently employers hire people who understand their business environments, and have relevant work experience. That’s why our model is designed to equip you with the most sought after practices including Agile and Design Thinking practices, and project experience. ​
Our model is designed to equip you with the most sought after practices including Agile and Design Thinking practices, and project experience. ​

Apply for

a grant.

We know life is unpredictable – we have been there. Hence, We want to change these stats. In a sector where there is skills shortages, we want to make it easier to help more people get back on their feet.

Asplre grant

Aspire Grants are open to candidates from low-income households.This covers the full programme fees for the 14 weeks. And is also available to those recently made redundant and those who have been out of the workforce due to unforeseen circumstances.

youth grant

Aspire Grants are open to candidates from low-income households.This covers the full programme fees for the 14 weeks. And is also available to those recently made redundant and those who have been out of the workforce due to unforeseen circumstances.

Get in touch

With us.

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    VISIT US

  • Mission Ready HQ
  • Level 5, 115 Queen Street
  • Auckland CBD
  • Auckland, 1010

designed for social Impact

Mission ready is a For Purpose business. Social Impact is part of our mission and business model.

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