Louise Marra is from the Ngai Tuhoe Maori tribe in Aotearoa New Zealand. She is an author, movement maker and systems healer. Her leadership experience has spanned all sectors having held senior leadership and governance roles within Government, private sector, philanthropy and NGO sector. She has studied for many years individual, transpersonal, somatic and collective and intergenerational trauma and how these might be applied to healing systems.
She is the author and founder of the social enterprise ReRoot aimed at reconnecting people to mother earth, and works leading decolonization journeys. She describes herself as a braided river coming from both Maori and European bloodlines.