Anya Satyanand


Over the last two decades, Anya has held numerous leadership roles in the education and community sectors. She has been a teacher, a film-maker, and champion for youth. She strives for rights-based, innovative, restorative and ethical approaches that amplify young people's agency, voice, and strengths.

Anya brings with her a breadth of experience from her time as EO of Ara Taiohi, NZ’s peak body for youth development, where she worked to connect the sector to raise the standard, champion youth development, promote sustainability and create conditions where all young people can thrive.