Meet The Team

Meet Our People

Meet the passionate and dedicated team at All Heart NZ, a group of individuals who are committed to making a difference in our communities, whilst also saving the planet.


Our team is comprised of individuals, united by a common goal, and deeply committed to creating a more sustainable and equitable society.


At All Heart NZ, we take pride in the fact that our team is dedicated to doing good and making a real difference in the communities we serve. We believe that by working together, we can create a brighter future for all.

Striving for Sustainability

All Heart NZ

Joe Youssef

Chief Encourager - Trustee

LJ (Lindsay) Unuia

National Rangatira, All Heart Stores

Julie Knell

National Relationships Manager

Anntoinette Du Toit

Impact Business Development Specialist

Elden Baek

Office Manager

Molly Hicks

Sustainability Development Manager

Junior Tuiloma

Warehouse Manager, Manukau

Caroline Wearn

Business Manager

Kura Mateora

All Heart Freight Manager, Manukau

Sefa Soonalafo

All Heart Freight Driver & Warehouse Support, Manukau

Norah Ah-Ching

All Heart Store Manukau Manager

Janelle Savage

All Heart Store Manukau Retail Assistant

Kerry Hilton

All Heart Store Kaikohe Community Enterprise Developer

Annie Hilton

All Heart Store Kaikohe

Debbie Philpot

All Heart Store Kaikohe Warehouse Manager

Deena Coster

All Heart Store Waitara Manager

TJ Williams

All Heart Store Wellington Manager

Alanah Matthews

All Heart Store Christchurch Manager

Ant Carter

Trustee - Board Chair

Jonathan Hannon

Trustee

Kelvyn Fairhall

Trustee - Treasurer

Joe Youssef

Trustee

Kate Hall

Trustee - Deputy Chair

Green Jon Morgan

Sustainability Specialist

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Joe Youssef

Trustee/Chief Encourager

Joe is the Founder, Chief Encourager and Trustee of All Heart NZ.  He was formerly the co-founder and Chair of Coast Youth Community Trust and has a background in business management and start-up ventures.  Joe served as a Pastor at Whangaparaoa Baptist Church for 12 years and is involved in another start-up in the coffee industry. Joe is married with two children. 

LJ (Lindsay) Unuia

National Rangatira, All Heart Stores

LJ has developed our All Heart Store in Manukau having previously worked in retail and as ops manager for Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, as well as Business Operations manager for CIDANZ (Cook Islands Development Agency).  LJ has a heart for community development and, whilst still based at Manukau, is now responsible for all of our All Heart Store sites around Aotearoa, as the National Rangatira. 

Julie Knell

National Relationships Manager

With a background in sales and a heart to make a difference in people’s lives, Julie is proud to represent All Heart NZ in business and relationship development, working with our corporate partners. Julie’s empathy and heart means she loves being part of bringing about positive change in the community.  Julie has a love for kombis, the sun and travel, and a heart for the lost and lonely.

Anntoinette Du Toit

Impact Business Development Specialist

Toni works alongside the wider All Heart NZ team supporting clients nationally to deliver corporate resource recovery solutions. Toni is an experienced Sales professional with a strong history of over 20 years driving dynamic product and solutions sales. Known for being customer-centric with exemplary focus on ensuring that customer needs are always met. Toni’s motto “DOING BUSINESS WITH PEOPLE, FOR PEOPLE.”

Toni has a love for all animals, dancing and always keen to get her hands on old furniture to refurbish and bring them back to life.

Elden Baek

Office Manager

Elden supports the Accounts, Admin and Operations across All Heart Stores and All Heart NZ. Elden is an HR specialist and has all-round experience in business support both in South Korea and in New Zealand.  Elden brings his skills in finance, HR, Health and Safety and operations management to ensure the smooth running of all our day to day operations. 

Molly Hicks

Sustainability Development Manager

Molly is an experienced sustainability and conservation practitioner who is focused on helping organisations rethink their business practices and add value in the realm of being sustainable. She brings her knowledge and expertise from across continents, spanning Southern Africa and eventually New Zealand in the Government sector for a number of years. Molly heads up the ReThink service and is looking to partner with organisations that are willing to raise the tide on sustainability. Molly believes: “Our children are the custodians of the future, and it’s our job to leave them a healthy environment in which to carry on our good work

Junior Tuiloma

Warehouse Manager, Manukau

Junior is our Warehouse Manager based at Manukau – keeping our warehouse running smoothly and managing the movement of stock around Aotearoa, supporting our resource recovery operations nationwide. Junior was born in Wellington and raised in Auckland and has worked for numerous warehousing and logistic companies. He is humbled to have the opportunity to not only be in a faith orientated organisation but to be part of an amazing team aspiring to further the growth of employment and to help the community. Junior is also a talented musician and a proud family man.

Caroline Wearn

Business Manager

Caroline has been involved in the non-profit sector in both management and governance roles since moving to New Zealand in 2001 and following a successful legal career in the UK. Whilst serving on a number of non-profit boards as a trustee Caroline completed the Not-for-Profit Management Graduate Diploma at Unitec. Her passion in seeing business and community working together is reflected in her role at All Heart NZ, overseeing the financial and administrative aspects of the Trust board, funding and team. 

Kura Mateora

All Heart Freight & Redirections Manager, Manukau

Kura joined us as All Heart Freight Manager, after working for a workplace and logistics company for 6 years as their Warehouse Supervisor. Kura comes with considerable experience in logistics, freight and warehousing so we are excited he is running our freight crew, supporting the Corporate Redirections service and deliveries for the Stores. Kura also works with our community partners to support our Redirection service with community destinations, so is a vital member of the team.

Sefa Soonalafo

All Heart Freight Driver & Warehouse Support, Manukau

Sefa is our All Heart Freight Truck driver and has qualified with his Class 2 and Forklift drivers license. When he’s not out and about supporting our Corporate Redirection service, Sefa is busy in the Manukau warehouse, helping organise stock. Sefa previously worked in warehousing and logistics and loves the working environment at All Heart and the positive vibe.

Norah Ah-Ching

All Heart Store Manukau Manager

Norah has a wealth of experience in retail and customer service, as well as managing teams and running her own business. Along with a real heart for her community, Norah is perfectly placed to run our All Heart Store in Manukau. Norah brings a fresh perspective to making our Store and team a vibrant place to be: focussed on customer care and partnering with our community volunteer teams to be a place of hope and dignity for all.

Janelle Savage

All Heart Store Manukau Retail Assistant

Janelle is the smiling face you will see when you arrive at our All Heart Store Manukau. Janelle has worked in warehousing and retail and is enjoying learning new skills as our Product Lister – she enjoys finding the gems amongst the corporate redirected items and meeting new people when customers come in.

Kerry Hilton

All Heart Store Kaikohe Community Enterprise Developer

Kerry is motivated by God and passionate about relationships. He and Annie moved back to New Zealand in 2020 having spent 20 years in Kolkata, India, establishing Freeset, a business to bring freedom to women trapped in the sex industry to provide life-skills and find hope and dignity. In partnership with Te Ara Hou Charitable Trust (Pathways of Hope), All Heart NZ are excited to launch All Heart Store Kaikohe to serve the local community, bringing hope and restoring dignity to many.

Annie Hilton

All Heart Store Kaikohe

Annie is motivated by God and passionate about relationships. She and Kerry moved back to New Zealand in 2020 having spent 20 years in Kolkata, India, establishing Freeset, a business to bring freedom to women trapped in the sex industry to provide life-skills and find hope and dignity. In partnership with Te Ara Hou Charitable Trust (Pathways of Hope), All Heart NZ are excited to launch All Heart Store Kaikohe to serve the local community, bringing hope and restoring dignity to many.

Debbie Philpot

All Heart Store Kaikohe Warehouse Manager

Debbie has a passion for the local community in Kaikohe and started as a volunteer when the All Heart Store was first established whilst also working night shift! Debbie is now on the team looking after the Warehouse and Store, having a background in retail and a practical, creative mind set – she particularly likes re-assembling items coming off the truck and teaching the skills she has learnt to others, which helps mentoring the next generation of volunteers. Debbie is a wonderful asset to our Kaikohe team and community.

Deena Coster

All Heart Store Waitara Manager

Deena has always worked alongside people, sharing stories in her previous roles as a social worker and news reporter. She brings to the All Heart kaupapa her beliefs in the importance of community, and empowering its people, to achieve success across the board. As the face of the All Heart Waitara Store, she is excited about helping it realise its potential in her hometown and making the initiative thrive.

TJ Williams

All Heart Store Wellington Manager

TJ has a passion for his local community in Porirua and is closely involved with the Menorah Prayer Mountain Church which runs the All Heart Store in Wellington.

TJ always has a smile, ready to serve customers with repurposed corporate items at a reasonable price, whilst supporting his volunteers and wider community.

wellington@allheart.store

0800 778 962 Ext 4

Alanah Matthews

All Heart Store Christchurch Manager

Alanah comes from a background in early childhood education but loves building relationships and connections with everyone.  So she is perfect to lead the All Heart Store Christchurch, run by Spreydon Baptist Communities Trust, dealing with customers and making people feel welcome and connecting with the local community.  Alanah’s bright smile and outgoing personality lends itself to customer care, ready to help anyone. 

alanah@allheart.store

0800 778 962 Ext 5

Ant Carter

Trustee – Board Chair

Ant spent his early career as a Seaman Officer with the Royal New Zealand Navy and this led to many years as a volunteer with the Spirit of Adventure Trust in youth development and corporate leadership growth. Ant then ran Foodstuff’s Auckland leadership and management training, before establishing his own leadership development business. Ant currently focuses on governance development for businesses across Aotearoa New Zealand.

We are privileged to have Ant’s expertise on our board of Trustees as Chair, raising our level of excellence in the governance and leadership of All Heart NZ.

Jonathan Hannon

Trustee

For 20 plus years Jonathon was the coordinator of the Zero Waste Academy at Massey University. This involved teaching, research supervision, industry/community consultation and advisory on campus and city sustainability. Jonathon is currently an independent research consultant and circular economy advisor. Jonathon’s PhD research involved designing and evaluating interdisciplinary municipal zero waste methodologies. His current R&D focus is exploring low-cost/low-carbon/off-grid/community engaged technologies for a circular bio-economy. We are very pleased to have had Jonathan as an advisory Board member since August 2020 and joining as a full Trustee in June 2022.

Kelvyn Fairhall

Trustee – Treasurer

Kelvyn is an Accountant and was formerly a Baptist Pastor and the National Administrator for the Baptist Union of New Zealand. He has utilised his skills as a gifted administrator and accountant to bless many ministries and communities around the world, as well as serving on many boards. Kelvyn acts as Treasurer to the Trust whilst running his own accountancy practice. He is also a Trustee of Te Ara Hou Charitable Trust partnering with All Heart NZ to establish our All Heart Store Kaikohe.

Kate Hall

Trustee – Deputy Chair

Kate, also known as Ethically Kate, is an All Heart NZ partner and a Trustee on our Board. Kate is an educator, activist and blogger who advocates for people to live in a way which respects and protects people and the planet. She works as a brand ambassador for sustainability focused companies and hosts events for businesses and individuals to think and act more sustainably. She is passionate about sharing stories that matter, connecting people together, and protecting our gorgeous Aotearoa for future generations.

Green Jon Morgan

Sustainability Specialist

Known as ‘Green Jon’ across Auckland and the Zero Waste community, Jon is a Community & Environmental Entrepreneur. With extensive experience in community-based environmental initiatives and social enterprise, Jon is keen to see positive change in society through a community-led approach. Jon has an extensive background in caring for the environment. As such, he is involved in several projects that benefit communities through improvement of natural environments and elimination of waste.

Jon is also closely involved with the Zero Waste Network and we are excited to have his expertise as a specialist in our Reduce service.