The Six Senses team has a combined 59 years in global beauty industry experience and is backed by experts in their respective fields.

Miranda Waple


Miranda was the first New Zealander to graduate from Paris business school HEC. She then spent 20 years in the beauty industry between France and NZ. At L’Oreal in Paris, she was involved in new product development and international business. As General Manager of the company’s Luxe division in NZ, Miranda successfully launched new skincare and fragrance brands while growing the existing portfolio, to double the division’s market share. Miranda is one of the country’s leading experts in the beauty industry and is fluent in French.

Theresa Gattung


Theresa Gattung has been named in Fortune magazine’s list of the 50 most powerful women in international business several times, and in 2006 the Forbes list of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” ranked her at number 49. Theresa became Telecom’s CEO  at 37 with a $5 billion turnover operating in New Zealand and Australia and listed on the NZX, ASX and NYSE. She was the first woman to run a large New Zealand public company. In 2015 Theresa was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and philanthropy.

Donna Fyfe


Donna has extensive general management, sales and marketing experience in the IT and Telco sectors having worked for multinational and large New Zealand companies. Since leaving the corporate world Donna has been involved with privately held New Zealand companies as both a consultant and director.