Mehpara Khan

New Zealand Communications Lead, IBM

Mehpara Khan has almost a decade of public relation and corporate communications experience that has spanned a range of industries including transport, finance, health, biotech, FMCG, retail, pharmaceuticals and immigration. Through her career she has launched new brands, rolled out successful internal and external communication strategies, managed media inquiries and issues, and provided strategic advice and guidance to senior management on internal and external communications approaches. Mehpara is an Ahmadi Muslim and a first generation New Zealander. She grew up navigating the sometimes tricky road between Muslim religion, Pakistani culture, and Kiwi living.