Paula Snowden
Paula Snowden
CEO Problem Gambling Foundation of NZ

Paula Snowden has wide government and not-for-profit sector experience. and joined the Problem Gambling Foundation as Chief Executive in December 2016. Her non-government leadership experience is signifcant having been Deputy Chief Executive of the former Alcohol Advisory Council where she led the social marketing programme and Chief Executive of the Quit Group Trust/Quitline through one of its most successful periods. Paula also has a strong executive leadership background in both Housing New Zealand and the Accident Compensation Commision and has also had a number of policy roles including in the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the Ministry of Maori Development. In all her leadership roles, Paula has focussed on addressing equity and on sustainable and effective programme delivery. Paula is passionate about making a difference and supporting people and organisations to be the best they can be through. She is a skilled change manager. Paula is a lay member appointment to the Nursing Coucil of New Zealand, is on the Board of Unicef New Zealand and is a Trustee of the Unicef Children’s Foundation. Paula’s tribal affiliations are Ngapuhi.