Angela has a background in media and advertising and a doctorate in shopping, she’s an expert in design, dealing in China and getting products moved and sold throughout the world. She is the queen of cashflow and can tell you how she turned 50K and a whole lot of favours and freebies into a multi-national, million dollar business in less than 18 months.
She is the creator of the successful brand Hello Dolly. Since launching the brand on the television programme Dragons Den with no advertising and marketing budget, she has gone on to sell millions of dollars of pink girly tools throughout the world in leading department stores such as David Jones, Harrods and Harvey Nichols.
Angela also owns Pets and Pats, Auckland’s premium dog walking and pet care service. This business allows her to indulge her other passion, animals.
When she isn’t busy with dollies or doggies you’ll find her speaking at events and writing about interesting people, places and pets.
She lives in Auckland with her two furbabies Teddy and Dunhill and partner Shane, has a to die for shoe collection and more airpoints and stories to last a lifetime. Having survived a serious illness and losing her father at six she knows life is short so encourages all of us to do what makes our hearts sing.