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Past Speakers

Hon. Louise Upston

Acting Minister for Women

New Zealand Government

Agnes Naera

CEO

Global Women 

Mai Chen

Chair

Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business

Neeraj Lala

CEO

Toyota New Zealand

Vince Hawksworth

CEO

Mercury New Zealand

Wednesday Davis

Senior Laboratory and Field Technician

University of Auckland

Kalyn Ponti

CEO

Humankind

Suzie Marsden

Co-Founder/Leadership Coach

Amp’d Careers

Yvonne McLean

Professional Leadership Coach

Strategic Direction Consulting

Anna Kingston

Change Coach

Five NZ

Ruby Tui

International Rugby Sevens Champion, Olympic Gold medallist; Wellbeing Advocate

New Zealand Rugby

Tia Ashby

CEO

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi

Jennie Wyllie

CEO

Netball New Zealand

Nicole Rosie

CEO

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi

Alex Geale

Executive Manager Sales and Service Operations

IAG New Zealand

Haylee Putaranui

Pouhere, Director Māori Strategy

Fonterra

Helene Deschamps

Managing Director – Executive & Leadership Coach

changingNow

Angela Barrows

Creator/Head Trainer

The Soul Pattern

Jayne Chater

Director and Leadership Coach; Co-Founder

jaynechater.com; Leaderful

Libby Irwin

Leadership and High Performing Team Coach, Mentor, Facilitator and Trainer

libbyrwin.com

Honey Hireme-Smiler MNZM

Former Kiwi Ferns Captain; Professional Rugby Player; Presenter

New Zealand Rugby League; New Zealand Rugby; SKY TV New Zealand

Amanda Whiting

CEO

IAG New Zealand

Peter Reidy

CEO

KiwiRail

Jason Boyes

Partner; CEO and Director

Morrison; Infratil Limited

Jo Avenell

CEO

Russell McVeagh

Toleafoa Vaiola Tauti

Media and Communications Lead

Elika Consulting Group

Leah McKerrow

Co-Founder

Leadrly

Elina Ashimbayeva

Facilitator

Ally Skills NZ

Ruth Elliott

Leadership Coach

Ruth Elliott Coaching

Dr Catherine Ball

Associate Professor, Author, Entrepreneur, Scientific Futurist, and Visioneer

Jolie Hodson MNZM

CEO

Spark New Zealand

Riana Manuel

CEO

Te Aka Whai Ora (Māori Health Authority)

Dellwyn Stuart

Co-Founder; CEO

Mindthegap.nz; YWCA 

Kari Jones

Chief Data Officer

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Rachael Fitzjohn

CEO

Morgo

Sue Kohn-Taylor

Founder/CEO

The Mental Fitness Company

Anna Muir

Director of People & Culture

Humankind

Kiri Stockman

Life Coach/Training Facilitator

Wholehearted Action

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