Wendie was appointed as Director to Centralines in July 2014. Following a career that began as a lawyer specialising in employment relations and human resources, in 2004 Wendie entered the electricity sector taking up a position with Unison Networks Limited as a member of the senior management team. In 2011 she established Excellence in Business Solutions Limited, providing strategic management and human resources support to employers, predominantly operating in the Hawke's Bay region. As well as the Board of Centralines, Wendie is Director of the Port of Napier, the Hawke's Bay Airport, the Electrical Training Company Limited, and Quality Roading Services Limited (Wairoa). She is also Commissioner on the NZ Gambling Commission.