Travelling is Chantal’s favourite thing to do, which is easy to believe given she has been to 30 countries so far. She says her top picks would have to be paragliding in the Himalayas and standing on top of Huayna Picchu and of course coming to New Zealand from her native Ireland. Her favourite saying “every day is a school day” and when she’s not eating good food, organic gardening, walking, and tramping, Chantal can be found quenching her thirst for knowledge.
Chantal was attracted to working at Rātā because of its ‘people and community first’ centric approach. Volunteering is a part of her daily life, so working somewhere that helps supports the organisations that she volunteers for is a win-win. She loves coming to work and hearing all the success stories and is happy that she can support the team to do their best for the communities that Rātā works with.