Mike Potter

Read a short biography about Mike Potter.

Image description: Mike Potter is smiling at the camera. He has dark hair and pakeha features, and is wearing a pale blue shirt.

Mike is CEO of Disability Connect and was previously Marketing Manager at cbmNZ for 6 years. Prior to a motor vehicle accident in 2008 that left him with a spinal cord impairment requiring use of a manual wheelchair, he was a competitive international runner and a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at AUT. Mike is a reflective thinker whose upbringing, vocation, life experience and understanding of the disability paradigms are helping him to advocate for an inclusive world for people with disabilities and their families.  Mike is a proud husband and Dad to two teenage daughters and a board member for The Cookie Project.