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Pamela Bell

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Pamela Bell 
Outgoing PrefabNZ CEO
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Pamela brings experience in architecture (MArch), Olympic-level sport (snowboarding), small business development (Fruition Apparel Ltd and NZ Snowboard Academy Ltd), governance (Snow Sports NZ) and management.

Her Master of Architecture thesis ‘Kiwi Prefab: Prefabricated Housing in NZ’ led to the establishment of PrefabNZ, the heart of innovative construction in NZ. It also became the basis for the book ‘Kiwi Prefab: Cottage to Cutting Edge’ and the knowledge base for  the ‘Kiwi Prefab: Cottage to Cutting Edge’ exhibition at Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth – Dec 1 2012 to Apr 1 2013. 

After the Canterbury earthquakes, Pamela led the PrefabNZ Home Innovation Village. HIVE showcased a range of ten high-quality, sustainable, well-designed prefabricated houses in Christchurch for 2012-2014. A commemorative book on HIVE was co-authored by Pamela and published in 2016.

Today, she sits on the BRANZ Board and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Building Advisory Panel (BAP) and is a member of the Institute of Directors.