Be. Office

Janelle Keksz - Finance Manager

Janelle KekszJanelle has been with Be. Accessible from the beginning, and was responsible for setting up the finance and administrative systems.  As a Chartered Accountant, with degrees in commerce and law, the Not For Profit financial space has been one she has relished, and she continues to enjoy the challenges that her work involves.

Janelle loves working with a team who love what they do, and are committed to creating a 100% accessible society. It has taught her to think and act differently, and as a mother of two young girls, has made her more aware of what an accessible country should look like.


Latifa Daud – Marketing and Administration Assistant

Latifa DaudLatifa is Be.'s Administrative Assistant, providing the support required from all the programme directors and managers to deliver the best possible results. She also works closely with the marketing team in telling stories about incredible milestones and initiatives taking in the access and innovation space.
Latifa has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism. She is passionate about diversity in leadership and has an interest in the power of language and story-telling, which she expresses in her personal blog. Latifa is also a 2017 Be. Leadership participant. 


Debbie Irwin - Website Administrator

Debbie brings a high degree of professionalism and analytical ability to the Be. Welcome team. Her time contracting to the Independent Living Service Auckland, as well as her background in client relationship management make her a valuable team member.