Leadership team

Steve Fuller

Chief Executive Officer

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Steve has been the CEO of Enable since its inception in 2007. He has 40 years’ experience in the electrical and telecommunications industries and specialises in business leadership and performance, business growth, strategic planning, operational management and change management.

Steve has held leadership roles for over 20 years in business management and performance, wide-scale deployments and operations of both fixed and wireless telecommunication networks.

As a lifelong Cantabrian, Steve is passionate about and driven by the potential of Enable and its fibre network to positively impact the greater Christchurch community.

Alexia (Ali) Khan

General Counsel

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Ali joined Enable in July 2017. She has over ten years’ in-house and private practice experience having worked in a diverse range of industries including technology, energy, commercial property and corporate commercial. In her last role, Ali was General Counsel and Company Secretary for a NZX listed company.

Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Ali now resides in Christchurch and is a proud Crusaders and All Blacks supporter.

Ali holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of British Colombia.

Paul Newbound

Chief Technology and Risk Officer

Paul Newbound

Paul led the operational rollout of Enable’s fibre infrastructure along with managing Enable’s corporate risk.

Paul is an experienced delivery and commercial director of large scale programmes and a chartered engineer (EU). Prior to his role at Enable, Paul has directed large scale governmental transition programmes across Australia and engineering and product development programmes in the telecommunications/ICT sector.

Paul is driven by both the transformational potential of fibre broadband and the challenge of deploying large-scale infrastructure in the unique Christchurch recovery environment.

Natasha Wong

GM People and Culture


With over 20 years’ experience in human resources and operations management roles, Natasha brings a wealth of knowledge ranging from people and performance management, to health and safety to Enable. She is particularly passionate about creating a high performance culture within the organisation that has a direct positive impact on the quality of service and experience Enable provides customers.

Natasha is passionate about women’s rugby and has played an active role as participant and development coach since the early 1990’s. She is currently the Manager of the Canterbury Women’s Rugby Team.

Malcolm Campbell

GM Marketing & Sales

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Malcolm has been part of the Enable story from the beginning and is now responsible for leading sales, marketing, product development and industry representation.

With over 40 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry in engineering, sales, marketing and leadership roles, Malcolm is proud to be contributing to such a transformational project bringing fibre broadband into the homes and businesses of our community.

Ed Beattie

Chief Operations Officer


Ed joined Enable in September 2018 to lead the operations team; he is a seasoned senior executive with almost 40 years in the telecommunications industry. Ed has worked at the forefront of several significant broadband initiatives since the 1990s. He brings with him a drive to create a strong sense of community within the business and within the community we operate. He is passionate about leadership development to produce high performing teams and therefore a high performing business. Originally from Dunedin, Ed moved to Christchurch in 1999. Most recently he was in the executive team at Chorus (2008-2018) and Telecom before that (1989-2008).

Kelly Hyde

Office Manager & Personal Assistant to the CEO


Kelly has been with Enable since 2011. She is responsible for liaising with the office of the Enable Board of Directors, managing the chief executive’s office, overseeing all administration functions and the day to day operations of Enable’s offices.

Born and bred in Canterbury, Kelly has previously worked in event management and executive assistant roles within the corporate teams of the International Rugby Board, PGG Wrightson and the New Zealand Rugby Union. 

Daniel Herd

Strategic Communications Manager

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Daniel has run Enable’s communications programme since the network deployment began in 2011. He is a senior communications practitioner with a passion for making a positive contribution to his community.

He has spent 15 years working in or for large telecommunications/ICT enterprises and public sector organisations where he has helped them protect and grow their reputation through effective and meaningful communication with their people, customers, stakeholders and community.

Returning to Christchurch to raise his family in late 2010, Daniel is passionate about the city’s transformational opportunity and wants to do what he can to ensure the opportunity is realised.

Warren Maslin

Chief Financial Officer

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Warren joined Enable in February 2018 to lead the Finance team. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in chartered accountancy, large-corporate commercial and accounting roles, and has held a number of CFO positions. Warren has worked on a number of development projects in the natural resources sector and more recently in irrigation development. His career has included undertaking feasibility work and developing and implementing complex financing solutions including; undertaking equity raises, project financing, negotiating debt and leasing facilities and managing due diligence processes.

Born and raised in Southland, Warren has lived in Canterbury for the past 19 years. Most recently he was CFO for Solid Energy New Zealand Limited (1999 to 2010) and Commercial Manager/CFO for Central Plains Water Limited (2012 to 2018).

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