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Jamie Williams

Panel member

Jamie Williams, (Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou), is CEO of Star Hospitality Group, created from the merger of Kāpura, the Wellington-based hospitality business Jamie founded, and Joylab.

Jamie is a committee member of Te Awe Wellington Māori Business Network and operates his business under Māori tikanga principles of manaakitanga, kotahitanga and whanaungatanga. He has a focus on giving back to the community and, during the COVID lockdown in 2020, Kāpura’s vulnerable food response delivered over 220,000 meals to Wellingtonians in need.