Rodger Chesterfield

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Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5443



  • Master of Commerce in organisation change, executive coaching and leadership (1st Class Honours)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical
  • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary teaching
  • Certificate in the Treaty of Waitangi Studies
  • Certificate in Industrial Engineering
  • Certificate in Adult Education and Learning


Rodger Chesterfield is an experienced business leader having worked in major New Zealand corporations in management roles for more than twenty years. His roles have had particular emphasis on project management and business process change. He employs a collegial management style ensuring all communication is clear, with his expectations unambiguous. He is experienced in facilitating change and delivering results in complex and rapidly changing environments. His experience spans service and manufacturing industries, leading multiple, complex strategic initiatives with large capital budgets and staffs of 40.  


For more than ten years he has been employed in tertiary education teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate levels.

Teaching Areas:

•Project Management
•Operations Management
•Information Systems
•Logistics and Supply Chain management