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Agnes Naera

Chief Executive Officer

Global Women

Michelle Sharp

Chief Executive Officer

UNICEF New Zealand

Cheyne Chalmers

Chief Executive Officer – New Zealand

Ryman Healthcare

Naila Hassan


New Zealand Police

Leilani Frew

Deputy Secretary, Financial and Commercial

The Treasury

Dellwyn Stuart

Chief Executive Officer


Martine Udahemuka


Learn and Innovate with New Kiwis (LINK)

Philly Powell

Founder & Wellbeing Provocateur

Wellbeing Tick

Jon Lamonte

Chief Executive Officer

Entity A

Vanisa Dhiru

Advocate for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Rt Hon. Helen Clark

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Neeraj Lala

Chief Executive Officer

Toyota New Zealand

Irihāpeti Mahuika


Health Hawkes Bay

Prudence Walker

Kaihautū Tika Hauātanga Disability Rights Commissioner

Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Karen Vercoe

Deputy Chief Executive Te Urungi – Māori, Strategy and Performance

Department of Internal Affairs 

Stephanie Pow

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Crayon Limited

Latayvia Tualasea Tautai (she/her)

Senior Associate


Kirsty Allott

Founder and Principal Consultant


Matt Prichard

Executive Chairman

KPMG New Zealand

Sophie Moloney

Chief Executive Officer

Sky New Zealand

Nicole Rosie

Chief Executive Officer

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Antonia Watson

Chief Executive Officer

ANZ Bank New Zealand

Helen Davidson

Chief Executive


Chloe Surridge

Chief Operations Officer

Auckland Airport

Josie Fitzgerald

NZ Land & Water Leader; Chair

Aurecon; Diversity Agenda

Susanne Hardy

Corporate Manager New Vehicles

Toyota New Zealand

Tylah Farani-Watene (she/her)

YWCA’s Y25 leadership programme for 2023

Jo Dowley

People Consultant


Craig West

NZ Country Lead


Hon. Carmel Sepuloni

Deputy Prime Minister; Minister of Social Development and Employment; Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage; Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety; Minister of Auckland; Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs

New Zealand Government

Mai Chen


Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business

Justine Ross

Board Member; Tourism Director

UN Women Aotearoa New Zealand; Lake Hāwea Station

Robyn Shearer

Deputy Director General Clinical, Community and Mental Health

Ministry of Health New Zealand

Paula Rawiri

Deputy Secretary Policy Partnership

Te Puni Kōkiri Ministry of Māori Development

Kristen Lunman



Judy O’Brien

Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Manager

New Zealand Rugby

Brenda James

Leadership & Mindset Development Coach

Leadership Reboot

Renee Graham

Chief Executive

Social Wellbeing Agency

Lisa Tai

Partner & Pås Peau Lead

Deloitte New Zealand

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