QLCHT team

Meet the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust team.

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Julie Scott

Chief Executive

Originating from East Otago, Julie moved to the Queenstown Lakes in 2002 after several years abroad. She joined the Trust in 2007 after a varied background including working for the Department of Conservation, guiding on the Routeburn track, several seasons as Ski Patrol, along with a BSc from Otago University. As a sector leader, Julie's a passionate advocate of community housing and shares QLCHTs work throughout New Zealand.

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Corina Sommerville

Housing Services Manager

In 2004 Corina moved from the North Island, to make Queenstown her home. She and her husband enjoy a busy family life, with both having a strong connection to the community through various interests and activities. Corina joined the QLCHT team in 2015, having spent 15 years in the retail banking sector and more latterly as an HR Manager. Her financial knowledge and people skills are put to good use in her role as Housing Services Manager. 

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Trish Daley

Development Design Manager

Originally from the North Island, Trish moved with her family to Queenstown in 2016 to be closer to extended family and enjoy the amazing lifestyle our region has to offer. She joined the QLCHT team in 2022 after 6 years at the Queenstown Airport Corporation, where she project managed their master planning, terminal development plans and other infrastructure projects.

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Kiri Gillies

Property Coordinator

Originally hailing from the deep South, Kiri settled in Queenstown late 2009 after living abroad, to start a family. Having spent 8 years previously in the airline industry, Kiri joined the Housing Trust team in 2021.