Meet the Careerforce Senior Leadership Team

Jane Wenman
Chief Executive Officer

Jane joined Careerforce in 2016 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in early December 2018. She is a strategic thinker who is capable and accustomed to working in an operational and governance environment and she offers a wide range of experience including finance, human resources and communications.

Her dedication to the sectors Careerforce has within its coverage, is born out of personal experience and her belief that the opportunities Careerforce offers employees, will lead to better outcomes for New Zealand Inc.

Jane’s previous employment with Grant Thornton as a Chartered Accountant brings a network of skills, knowledge and contacts that support her role as a Chief Executive.


Androula Dometakis (CA)
General Manager People and Finance

Androula is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years business experience, spanning private and public sector organisations. Her extensive Senior Management level experience crosses a number of broad areas including finance, legal, communications, human resources, governance, business planning, risk management, procurement, IT services and managing shared services arrangements.

Androula also has proven skills and experience in identifying and driving business improvements.  As the newest member of the Careerforce Senior Leadership team, Androula is excited to have this opportunity to use her extensive experience to help Careerforce work through the vocational education reforms, with the ultimate goal of the continued development of the health and wellbeing workforce.

Bruce Johnson
General Manager Business Services

A former officer in the New Zealand Navy, Bruce knows how to steer a ship through uncertain waters. His strategic expertise and leadership is key to supporting Careerforce achieve its growth goals. Bruce also leads the Information Services, Research and Intelligence, Client Services and Project Office teams.

Paul Williams
General Manager Marketing, Communications and Insights

Paul joined Careerforce in October 2017, and brings a wealth of experience, including over 25 years working in marketing and communication roles across fast moving consumer goods, telecommunications, media and governmental organisations.

Paul is responsible for all aspects of marketing, communications and insights for Careerforce, and is passionate about using all available channels to help bring Careerforce’s purpose to life, enabling the workforce to enhance people’s health & wellbeing.

Rod Bentham
General Manager Learning Solutions

Rod brings two decades of experience in adult education and training to his role at Careerforce. This includes teaching and executive leadership roles within the Polytechnic sector, and a leadership role with a standard setting body within NZQA. Rod is focused on ensuring the products and services Careerforce trainees and their employers access for training and assessment, are high quality and assist in their development.

Stephanie Clark
General Manager Employer Services

Stephanie joined Careerforce in 2016 as Regional Manager Employer Services Northern, and was appointed General Manager Employer Services in January 2022. She gained Industry training experience during her 7 years at the Retail Institute of New Zealand as Business Development Manager, before joining Careerforce.

As General Manager Employer Services,  Stephanie now manages the rapidly expanding national employer services team at Careerforce. She is passionate about building equitable outcomes for traditionally underserved learners, such as Māori, Pacific peoples, and disabled learners, and that appropriate supports are available for learners with literacy and numeracy requirements.