Carl Billington

 Carl is a freelance contractor and consultant with a number of different government agencies to help design the way they engage with people and communities. He works full-time in his own company, Inspired Lives, but also runs a small local church and a number of community initiatives, including a family boardgames  club and a self-defence school.  

  Carl holds a first-class master’s degree in communication from the University of Waikato and has been working professionally in the education, health, and infrastructure sectors since 2001.  

 He is married to Karla and they are raising three children together. Carl is a dedicated student of scripture, several different styles of martial arts, and heavy metal guitar. He lives life to the full and aims to help others do the same.