Ash Bennett:  Team Leader, Facilitator
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I have worked at Unitec for a number of years in various roles including being an IT Trainer, IT HelpDesk Analyst and the IT HelpDesk Team Leader.  I started at Free4U in Sep 2012 as the Free4U Team Leader, a role that was newly created.

My role entails managing the day to day operations of Free4U, managing the Free4U team, networking with other Unitec staff and service departments, providing reports and statistical analysis, promoting Free4U at Unitec and in the community and keeping the course material and systems up to date.

I am proud to be leading such a great team that provide an important service to the community.  Fi, Miguel and Frances put in a lot of work everyday in facilitating the learning of our students and creating a safe and welcoming learning environment for them.

I have had great guidance and support from my managers over the years at Free4U including Pam Malcolm, Annemarie Meijnen, Nick Sheppard and Linda Aumua and they have all played a big part in the success of Free4U.

My hobbies are spending time outdoors, playing squash and golf, playing guitar, astronomy and spending time with family and friends.

Fi Pillay:  Facilitator
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Fi (from Niue Island) has been working at Unitec Free4U Computing since 2007 and was at MIT with FreeB Computing for 2 years before that.  She is a mother of two boys & two girls and has one grand daughter. Her interests include reading, wasjig puzzles, George Michael, sports especially hockey, rugby, badminton and tennis. Her dislikes include cooking, netball and cold weather.