Our Team

Suraya Dewing

Stylefit Founder & Creator

Master of Creative Writing, University of Auckland

BA English & History, Waikato University

PG Dip Broadcast Communication, University of Auckland

PG Bus Admin, Massey University

BA Hons Eng Lit, University of Auckland

Suraya developed Stylefit®. She is an author and former broadcaster. As PR Manager for a Regional Council, Suraya achieved exceptional coverage that won them support from ratepayers and the government. She has managed several large business associations and won numerous awards.

Anna Zhigareva

Customer Manager

Linguistics (MA Hons), University of Edinburgh

Certified Translator, NAATI

Anna is a linguist, writer, certified translator, and equestrian. While completing her Linguistics degree in the UK, she edited the university paper, chaired the Translators’ Society and ran a non-profit. Anna has been part of the Stylefit team since 2021 as its Ambassador and Customer Manager.

Steve Corbett

Chair Advisory Board
Steve has a strong track record in commercialising early stage technology. He was the CEO of AUT Ventures Ltd, the venture company of Auckland University of Technology, for over 6 years, and the CEO of Massey University’s venture company, e-centre Massey Ltd, for 15 years.
He has a strong commitment to the education space, especially in the primary and secondary sectors.
He is also a director of Matakana Village Books Ltd, a leading independent book store and a sponsor of Stylefit’s annual Student Writing Competition.

Flavio Hangarter


CEO of Selfstarters

With vast experience as a founder in tech, Flavio is a highly sought after expert on Go-to-Market strategies and sales enablement. Flavio works with high growth companies across Australia and New Zealand. His training programmes have supported hundreds of tech companies with their customer acquisition and revenue generation strategies.