Chellie has a Masters in International Relations (Victoria University) and has successfully completed a PhD in Māori business at the University of Auckland. Her research shows why and how all businesses can create relational wellbeing and wealth in terms of Five Wellbeings - economic, social, environmental, cultural and spiritual. Her research has been published and presented internationally and locally. She teaches Māori economic development and management, supervises post graduate students and undertakes research in spirituality at work. Chellie’s previous roles have included 15 years abroad during which she was co-director of a niche wholesaler developing tours into countries as diverse as Bhutan and North Korea. She has also worked in personal investment advice, training and development, and sustainability with her husband Rodger.