Meet the Judges

We welcome Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology, Faculty of Business Management as our judging partners in 2021.

Leading the Toi-Ohomai team is Judge Convener and Head Judge, Jeni Fountain (LLM, LLB (hons), BEd, DipTchg), Faculty Leader: Faculty of Business Management and Legal Studies. Jeni and her team will be conducting the judging for our first phase of the awards judging, the online submissions for each of the categories.


We will be announcing our judges, who will be conducting site visits of our finalists for the second stage of the awards judging process, at the Finalists Announcement function on the 1st of July.

Jeni Fountain

Jeni has over 20 years teaching and management experience across primary, intermediate, secondary and tertiary education in both state and private sectors. Her own tertiary teaching experience includes Legal Studies, Hospitality, and Sports and Recreation, and the project management of development and delivery of online vocational legal qualifications. The faculty Jeni leads delivers programmes in Business and Management (undergraduate and post-graduate); Legal Studies; Real Estate; Business Administration; and Level 2 Computing. Jeni previously owned and operated a restaurant, café and catering business in Tauranga, and holds a current practising certificate as a lawyer