After world wide acclaim for setting up the student volunteer army following the 2011 earthquakes – Sam has over 10 years experience in disaster risk reduction and can apply his learnings to any business.
Futurist, strategist and Company Director Melissa will help you rethink your business model and how to make the most out of a crisis, how to lean into disruption, digital transformation and so much more!
Sir Bob Parker was mayor of Christchurch during the 2010-2011 earthquakes, one of New Zealand's deadliest and most catastrophic natural disasters. He won wide praise for his role, leadership and work in response to the quake. Bob draws on his knowledge of coping in crisis.
Former All Black Coach is no stranger to managing teams through tough times. Sir Graham says “Resilience and success is built by learning from adversity and failure.”
Cecilia can share her experiences running successful companies, entrepreneurship, leadership, culture, work-life balance and much more.
Experienced chief executive, entrepreneur and chair of board of directors across a diverse range of industry sectors. Best known for leading a number of very successful organisational performance transformations in both the private and public sector.
Harold coaches business leaders and executive teams to appreciate the relationship between leadership and learning and how to build resilient people, teams and organisations.
Lisa can help your team with goal setting, overcoming adversity, perseverance, facing your fears, project management, team building, and discipline. You can achieve anything you put your mind to.
Leading international authority on wellbeing and resilience delivers real-time resilience strategies for coping with coronavirus. Lucy was trained by the thought-leaders in wellbeing science, at the University of Pennsylvania. She then went on to attain her PhD in public health at AUT University in Auckland. Lucy assists organisations from government departments, to leading law firms and schools - to design and implement wellbeing and resilience initiatives creating sustained and meaningful change.
All Black Manager since 2004, Darren Shand speaks on leadership, culture, and working under pressure. Darren uses his experience with the All Blacks, their failures and victories to illustrate how to lead your team in trying times.
25 years experience as Chief Economist at one of New Zealand’s leading banks. Tony’s area of expertise is translating the arcane world of economic developments and trends into a language understandable by most people in the business and home buying sectors. He provides commentary on both the New Zealand and Global economic landscape to give your business an insight into possible future trends.
Career CEO and passionate leader of change, Bruce is known as a 'transformation’ specialist with extensive experience across a range of industries, including real estate, media, financial services, technology and retail, and a variety of ownership models, including both public company and private equity.
Business leader, Deputy Chair of the ABC, award-winning expert in leadership and author. She has received numerous awards for her own leadership as a CEO and business leader, as well as receiving industry and academic awards for her research in the field. Kirstin has opened large conferences in the US, UK, New Zealand and Australia and always inspires her audiences to consider the impact of their own leadership on others while also being moved to be part of a wave of change for the future.
Leading financial journalist and editor with a wealth of knowledge internationally. Bernard can speak to crisis management with regards to business and the economy
Paul describes how to maintain wellbeing/mental fitness during our current challenges (staff and manager versions). Versions for the manager have the additional focus of helping maintain wellbeing/mental fitness for their staff and stakeholders. The content of these workshops looks at the daily practices and thinking strategies that help build the mental toughness required to remain effective and flourish in the heat of the moment and then the resilience to bounce back afterwards. Techniques explored include those used by the Special Forces and the All Blacks.