Aisha Ross


Aisha Ross is of Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa, Taranaki, and Ngāti Ruanui iwi whakapapa

Aisha is a pioneer in modern venture capital, as a General Partner of Hillfarrance based in Aotearoa, he has an extensive background in management, business development and innovation. Aisha has held a number of governance roles in commercial, Iwi, private and non-profit organisations, and a startup founder of 23ika limited.

As a leader at the intersection of Māori, public, and private sectors in Aotearoa. He has been pivotal in the establishment of Ahikōmako – Centre of Māori Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Kōkiri Māori Technology Accelerator. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Waikato University and a Master of Applied Technological Futures from TechFutures Lab New Zealand.

Director and Trustee Roles:

  • 23ika Limited, Director
  • Hillfarrance Venture Capital, General Partner
  • PNMRT Audit and Risk Committee, Chairman
  • Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust, Trustee