Trina takes pride in fostering a positive working environment and wants her team members to thrive within their roles so providing guidance and support is an area she is passionate about.
With a career spanning nearly three decades in the banking industry, she has cultivated a deep understanding of all facets of financial operations within the retail banking world. Her journey began on the frontlines of customer service, allowing Trina to gain a firsthand appreciation for customer’s needs and concerns. Over the years, she has progressed through various roles, acquiring invaluable insights into risk management, regulatory compliance, and process optimisation.
Born and raised in the culturally rich landscapes of Ōtautahi (Christchurch) Trina has profound appreciation for her heritage uri (descendant) of Ngāi Tahu. Fostering a strong sense of responsibility toward her community, culture and enjoys an interest in protecting our taiao (environment)
She firmly believes in the value of quality whanau (family) time, whether it's a cozy movie night at home or embarking on exciting outdoor adventures. Trina and her family often visit Kaikoura where she spends quality time with relatives and enjoys her favourite food Kai moana (sea food) when she can.
Trina’s adventurous spirit comes to life through her passion for travel. Traveling both locally and internationally Trina has enjoyed learning cultures, cuisines, history, and landscapes which fuels her curiosity and broadens her perspective. Her goal is to carry on with this journey as she is inspired to build on her knowledge for the future in turn enriches her role as an Office Manager. During her down time Trina also enjoys reading and Photography.
Trina’s 28 years of experience in banking, combined with her Ngāi Tahu heritage, have shaped her into an Office Manager who values collaboration, diversity, and personal growth. When she’s not immersed in the world of finance, you can find her relishing family time, exploring new horizons through travel, and embracing the role as a supportive leader. Trina looks forward to continued growth, new connections, and the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the world around her.