Kassy Hayden is IIP’s Global Communications Consultant. Over the past decade she has provided communications advice about complex issues to NGOs, government agencies, businesses and personalities. She specialises in economic development and climate change issues, and has a strong background in the arts. In 2010, Kassy was selected to represent New Zealand as an Asia 21 Young Leader. This initiative brings together a critical mass of dynamic individuals whom the Asia Society believes can positively impact global affairs over the coming decades. Kassy has a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from New Zealand’s leading journalism school, Massey University in Wellington.