University of Otago
Amber is an indigenous woman (Ngāti Kahungunu) and mother of five. She is a public health research fellow with Otago University in Wellington, and a New Zealand-registered health psychologist. She has guest-lectured at numerous institutions outside of her home country, including Harvard University and Washington State University. Amber has a diverse range of interests, such as housing and health, urban and community design, sustainability, programme design and implementation, indigenous rights and mental health. In her spare time, she is an artist and the chair of an international working group for the establishment of the International Association of Indigenous Health Psychology.