Chris Fulford and Ian Johnson join DWC.

DWC’s Capability & Growth Manager Fiona Hill is also pleased to introduce two new Capability & Growth Advisors to the DWC Team – Chris Fulford and Ian Johnson.

Ian has extensive experience as a manager, CE, owner-operator and consultant in the tourism, hospitality, manufacturing, leisure and fitness industries. Ian has a passion for customer service excellence and has worked in a consultancy role with many West Coast businesses and organisations on the importance of telling compelling stories.

Chris has worked as a Group Manager of 6 large companies. He has had a stint in Latin America working with charities and NGOs, owned several businesses and has previously worked with Auckland’s Development Agency ATEED as a Business Advisor & Mentor.

We are excited to have Ian and Chris on the team and both are enthusiastic and excited by the opportunity of working alongside West Coast SMEs, providing new ideas, guidance and advice, and connecting businesses to the right business support services at the right time, including the products and services available through the Regional Business Partner Network.

If you would like one of the team to be in contact please let us know by either calling 0800 768 0140 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of the team will be in touch.

Ian and Chris