Our Workshop and Seminar Facilitators:

Sue Bagshaw

Dr Sue Bagshaw has 4 adult children and 6 mokopuna, she  works as a primary care doctor specialising in adolescent/youth health at a one stop community youth health centre for 10-25 year olds, which she helped to set up, now under a new trust called Korowai Youth Well-being Trust.  She is a senior lecturer in adolescent health in the department of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine, and she is the Training Manager of the Collaborative Trust (a research and training centre for youth health and development).

Michael Hempseed

Michael Hempseed is a highly sought after professional speaker. Michael gained an honours degree in psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008. He has delivered more than 80 inspiring and informative seminars over the last two years, on such diverse topics as overcoming failure, mental illness and the teenage brain. Funny, full of enthusiasm and taking a genuine interest in people are all qualities that make Michael a captivating speaker. Michael loves to travel, having visited over 34 countries, including Cambodia, Morocco, China, India, Brazil and many others. In addition to this he hosts a radio show called Lighthouse of Hope.

Youth Tutors

A group of young people (usually aged between about 15 to 20) who assist in teaching. They turn workshops into interactive and dynamic events where the experts on Youth can themselves speak with authority.