Using her experience in interactive live art, event design and a Best Design Award in the Public Good category, Amber’s skillset creates the best user experience in built environments. Creating moments of connection, immersive experiences, and creative spatial stories she elevates spaces to become more intuitive, intriguing and memorable.
Anabelle has always been keen on a career in events and began her role at Uno Loco after graduating with a Diploma Of Hospitality Management. She is passionate about all things event making and management and is a highly motivated, creative and well respected member of our team. She is always ready to jump on board with our Producers across multiple events and clients. Anabelle is also frequently seen cutting up the dancefloor having a good boogie at local music gigs.
Say hola to Andrea! She has over 13 years of experience in graphic design, with a recent focus on UX/UI design. She has worked with various industries, including global brands in well-known advertising agencies and in-house projects. Andrea possesses a strong curiosity, creativity, and a deep commitment to learning. She is passionate about everything she does and approaches each project with enthusiasm. As a Colombian, she infuses her work with vibrant energy and joy, and she loves celebrating with a little dance at every chance.
Anna has worked in Public Relations, Television, Print Design and as a Marketing Manager for a fashion brand. Anna recently joined us from DDB Group Aotearoa, where she spent over 6 years in the role of Creative Services Manager and prior to that as Creative Services Manager of TRACK. When not wrangling creatives she is at home with her husband, two university aged daughters and her two unruly Border Terriers.
Austin bridges the gap between technology and design. Utilising trans-media ways such as 3D & 2D animation, interactive installation and design to tell stories that spark wonder. His experience creating data driven, artistic motion graphics for clients such as BNZ, AUT and Auckland Live makes him the perfect person to bring complex ideas to life.
Blair's been CEO of Uno Loco Group for 9 years, working with our leaders to successfully drive scale and growth through the turbulence of Covid and it’s aftermath.
Blair brings C-suite expertise in strategy, digital, marketing and communications to Uno Loco. Previous roles include CEO of local discovery start-up Localist, heading innovation strategy for Telstra in Australia, and leading marketing, digital and strategy for businesses including Y&R Sydney, Yellow, 3 (Hutchison Communications), Spark and National Australia Bank.
Blair brings the expertise of a corporate strategy lead, along with the lived experience of what it takes to deliver new products, services, brands and business models across a broad range of industry sectors and countries.
Brenda is a highly experienced professional within the financial industry with a strong track record of success. She provides and implements solutions in our busy finance department and is the glue that holds us all together.
Brooke has a strong background in office management and now spends her time supporting the Finance and Operations Manager with everyday financial tasks.
Cassandra has more than two decades of experience in the brand experience world. She combines stringent project management with creative vision and technical expertise. She leads the team that drives the journey from creative concept through to execution. Having produced some of the largest brand experiences across the biggest brands in the world around the globe, she fully encompasses our ethos as the safest pair of hands in the industry.
Chelsea comes from years in a Corporate Travel background, assisting Uno Loco with events casually, and now spends her time supporting the Finance and Operations Manager full time.
As a Founder, Craig is a director and heads up client services at Uno Loco.
His early years were spent on stage and screen as a musician and actor, he actually joined the business after a stint on Shortland Street. Craig directs all live events and is an acknowledged leader in the events industry.
Dale is a creative and agile human with a proven history for executing on a variety of large-scale campaigns across the globe. He is passionate about helping businesses grow by creating extraordinary experiences that change the way people feel about brands.
Danielle brings an exciting and vibrant mix of experiences to her role as Senior Account Manager. With a diverse background spanning marketing management, digital agencies and live television, Danielle brings a unique blend of creativity, project management and broadcast expertise. When not focused on creating unforgettable brand experiences, you’ll likely find Danielle grooving at a concert with her pals, or relaxing at home with her husband, her record player and her overweight ragdoll, Benji.
Francis has been working in the events and broadcast industry for the last 16 years including as Senior Vision Technician at Auckland Live and production roles at Radio New Zealand and 3 News (Now Newshub).Well known throughout the events sector in New Zealand for getting stuck in and finding a solution to problems, Francis has built strong relationships with clients, suppliers and technicians alike. Francis is able to remain calm under pressure, and with two young boys that is a skill which is developed both at work and at home! Incredibly respected in the industry
Remains calm under pressure, having show called some of the biggest shows in NZ
Haley is an event professional with close to 20 years experience working on a huge range of brand events and activations for some of New Zealand’s and the worlds biggest brands. She is extremely passionate about perfectly executing events, is super creative and works hard to build lasting client relationships and deliver fantastic events and activations every time. Haley loves a good laugh, works hard, juggles well and stays calm under pressure.
Coming from a graphic design background, Jacinta honed her skills in events as the founding host of CreativeMornings/Brisbane—which she did for three years while living in Australia alongside her role as a Graphic Design Lecturer. Now with Uno Loco, she uses her multi-faceted background to bring the most to her role as an Account Manager. As a typical Taurus, Jacinta pays close attention to details and loves nothing more than a to-do list.
Jared cut his teeth as a Jack Morton producer in New York and London where he worked globally with brands like IBM, Pfizer, Shell and Nokia, as well as Oprah magazine. Jared brings impeccable skills, experience and client-driven results to every project.
After Graduating university with a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource and Marketing Jett joined the Uno Loco Team. Her educational and hospitality background has set a solid foundation to thrive in the events industry.
Kevin has been working in the digital space for over 25 years, cutting his teeth building the first wave of online banking solutions before moving across a range of industries including financial services, government, eLearning and entertainment. Moving with his family to New Zealand in 2007, he has set up and led digital production teams at FCB, 99 and BCG2, producing interactive customer experiences across all manner of tech and digital platforms, be they to deliver websites, apps, ar, vr, out of home, marketing automation, data projects - utilising the power of analytics to measure and optimise performance wherever possible to maximise our clients ROI.
With a background working in television, content production and extensive experience in broadcast and virtual events, Rachel has diverse expertise in all aspects of the production process. Combining precise attention to detail, creative flare and robust technical knowledge she consistently executes seamless brand experiences.
Shannon brings strong logistics and operational skills from her 10 years experience in the event industry. Combined with her passion for creative planning and execution, she delivers meaningful experiences for her clients. From project management through to onsite execution, Shannon is solution focused and strives for excellence.
Coming from an agency background, Taylor has worked extensively in the world of experiential brand events and activations. Since joining us, Taylor has worked closely with our Account Directors across some of our biggest Clients, delivering events and activations country-wide. She fully immerses herself into our client’s brands and loves finding the best opportunities for them.
Thea began her career as a designer, starting in publishing and later transitioning to agency. With diverse experience in marketing, corporate comms, PR, and journalism, Thea's organizational skills and relationship management led her to account management.
She spent 8 years with Dave Clark Design, focusing on the ANZ Banking Group account. Initially based in Auckland, she later became the GM of the Sydney office, working across ANZ's investments and high-net worth divisions in NZ, Australia, and Asia. Thea has also worked with various local and international businesses, including Woolworths Group, Vodafone, McDonald's, Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, PwC, AIA, Bunnings Group, and KMart.
After leading B2B Marketing for REST Super in Sydney, Thea joined Hula in 2021 as Head of Client Service and Commercial. She now oversees operational and commercial excellence across the Uno Loco Group.
With expertise spanning many creative mediums, Tom has worked for companies ranging from Colliers International to Samsung, with numerous clients in between. He has experience in creating impactful brand activations, large-scale product releases, spearheading captivating OOH advertising campaigns, and building immersive experiential events. Tom's multifaceted background has equipped him with a comprehensive skill set that empowers him to transform your ideas into vibrant realities.
Tony comes from the creative agency background in both Shanghai and Auckland over the last 12 years. Contributing to a wide variety of works for different multi-national clients. He keeps delivering high quality motion graphic contents on a wide range of platforms for full-scale campaign, broadcast, event, and social media.
Tor brings over 20 years of experience working across the world with the power of ideas and creativity to connect, build and transform businesses and brands; combined with strategic thinking; an innate radar for what’s next; and a love of people, leadership, change... and all things music.
With over 6 years experience managing offices, Eimear comes to us from a fast-paced hospitality background at the Northern Club. Her ability to work quickly under pressure, and creatively problem solve means that the office is always kept running smoothly, whilst her warm and approachable demeanour means that the team always have a place to turn no matter how small the problem. Eimear loves film and you can often find her at Academy Cinema watching something weird and wonderful.