Ashley Stuart is one of the new independent Trustees to the SAPN Board. She is an analyst at the New Zealand Treasury and is in the Welfare and Oranga Tamariki team focusing on income support, community support and reducing child poverty. Ashley graduated with a Master in European Union studies in 2019 where she focused her thesis on the role of peacekeeping by the United Nations. She was Canterbury Regional President for United Nations Youth New Zealand for 3 years and has volunteered for a number of community organisations over the past 5 years. Ashley is looking forward to contributing to the SAPN Board and supporting Fiona and her teams recovery through COVID-19.