Jerome Mika Council member Jerome Mika is a Community and Business Development Lead at The Cause Collective, and also heads his own business consultancy in South Auckland. He has previously held a number of roles focusing on engaging with Pacific peoples, Māori and underserved communities. Mr Mika has led and been part of great teams in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. He has worked in governance roles for the past few years and also has considerable experience working in unions in both New Zealand and Samoa through roles at the Dairy Workers Union, Samoa First Union, First Union and EPMU. Mr Mika has been a Business Director for Ogilvy and Mather Marketing agency and was a senior consultant for a Pacific health provider during the COVID-19 response to support communities and influence Government direction and response to the pandemic.