Iris is the National Administrator of A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand and is the primary person responding to [email protected] and therefore keeps busy doing all sorts of things for ARANZ and the Eco Church NZ project. Her background is in information systems management and development studies. Iris was involved in co-directing a Christian study abroad programme focused on environmental stewardship and sustainable community development in Belize. She also worked for a community organisation focused on international relief, development, education and peacebuilding in Indonesia. After many years living outside New Zealand, she now lives in Wellington with her husband, Philip and their two boys.