About Us

One App for Sharing Life's Everyday Lifts

As parents and former corporate executives, we know how challenging it can be to coordinate school runs, training sessions and games for children's sport, not to mention travelling to work or organising colleagues to go to meetings or the airport. We wanted one App to manage all our lift needs – from requesting a child's lift to football training, getting Grandma to a medical appointment or arranging a carpool to work.

Localift was born and we're aspiring to be the globally trusted brand of choice for sharing safe lifts with family, friends and colleagues.

Our team

Krystyna Weston

Founder

Krystyna is an experienced entrepreneur and corporate CEO with a career that spans financial services, wealth management, health insurance and community social enterprise.

Krystyna's passion is fostering participation and connection and making it easy for people to ask for help.

Krystyna spent her corporate years juggling the demands of senior roles and raising her daughter as a single parent. She understands the challenges of getting your children where they need to be and brings this experience to Localift.

When Krystyna is not working you will find her in the ocean, walking her two poodles or planning her next adventure.

Stephen Coulter

Founder

Stephen is an experienced intrapreneur and entrepreneur across financial services, telecommunications and community social enterprises.

Stephen's passion is customer focussed innovation helping people save time and money.

Stephen has two sons and through their school years, spent many hours each week driving them to school, activities and sport. Stephen also managed local junior sporting teams for 10 years and experienced weekly the difficulties parents have in getting their children to sports training and games.

Stephen loves ocean swimming, is a volunteer surf life-saver at Manly in Australia and loves exploring the world and ideas.

Blair Glubb

Country Head New Zealand

Blair brings impeccable credentials in digital, strategy and marketing to Localift. He's held senior roles in financial services, telecommunications, media and advertising and in recent years has focussed on building and growing digital enterprises.

Blair loves driving growth & innovation, particularly for values-led businesses looking to make a difference. Helping reduce traffic congestion in his current home of Auckland would be a great start!

Away from work Blair is growing three small people, which leaves just a little bit of time for trail-running, football and getting out camping and tramping in the great outdoors of New Zealand.

Mariana Calzada

Product Manager, Latin America

Mariana has been working in the arts, photography, production design, marketing and public relations in Mexico, for more than 10 years. Combined with her graduate diploma in Marketing and Advertising, she has an excellent understanding of visual communication.

Mariana is intensely curious and has a thirst for learning new skills. When not working, you will find Mariana on the tennis court, somewhere in the city with her camera, at the theater, cinema or immersed in her computer learning how to code.

Marie Barakat

Customer Service Lead

Marie has over 15 years customer service experience in diverse industries including retail, hospitality, real estate and Human Resources. She is driven by her passion for customer satisfaction and problem solving and won't rest until she finds the right customer outcome.

Marie loves animals, travelling, learning about different cultures and considers herself a huge “foodie” trying as many new restaurants and delicacies as she can.