Jay Louisson is a Managing Partner in our New Zealand office. Previously, she was the Managing Director of our Thailand office for a year, overseeing the work we undertake for our clients in Thailand, and managing our team based in Bangkok.
Jay returned to BBG in 2011 after more than three years based in New York as the Communications and Marketing Manager for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s North American operation. Prior to that, she had worked for BBG for 11 years. Her areas of focus include the finance, dairy, infrastructure and insurance sectors.
Jay has a background in the public service, where she was the Communications Manager for the State Services Commission. She also worked for the Ministry of Health, and served as Press Secretary for Deputy Prime Minister Helen Clark in 1990.
Jay was originally a radio and newspaper journalist. She has an MA (first class Hons) from the University of Canterbury, and a post-graduate diploma in journalism.