Kaila Colbin


In addition to being the founder of Missing Link, Kaila is the New Zealand and Australian Ambassador for Singularity University, a co-founder and Chair of the non-profit Ministry of Awesome, and the Curator of TEDxChristchurch and TEDxScottBase. She is also Chair of the New York-based Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, Deputy Chair of CORE Education Ltd, a Director of ChristchurchNZ, a certified Project Management Professional®  and a certified ExO consultant


Rebecca Robertson

Project manager

The extraordinarily talented Rebecca Robertson is Project Manager for SingularityU Australia. She is also Volunteer Coordinator for TEDxChristchurch, a role she has had for the past five years. Rebecca has held a number of project management, marketing and business development roles across a wide range of industries including forestry and wood products, industrial chemicals, IT and management consulting. She's also on the Board of Trustees of her children's school as well as being a long time fundraiser. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Otago and a post graduate Diploma in Parks and Recreation from Lincoln University. 


Hannah Rhodes

Project co-ordinator

Powerhouse Hannah Rhodes is currently the Project Coordinator for SingularityU Australia, Project Manager for TEDxChristchurch, an active member of Generation Zero and part of the 2016 Leadership in Communities cohort. Hannah holds a First Class Honours degree in Political Science from UC and is a graduate of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship Summer Scholarship programme. Since graduating in 2014, Hannah has worked in a variety of roles across the education, non-profit and private sector. She is passionate about young people being involved in their communities and joining conversations about the future of Christchurch and New Zealand.