Conference speakers

Introducing our conference speakers

Special Guests

Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy

Governor-General of New Zealand

Jane Seymour

Actress, Artist and philanthropist

Dame Trelise Cooper

Fashion Designer


Dame Therese Walsh (MC)

Chairman, TVNZ

Panelists and Speakers

Alison Gerry

Director, Spark

Rob Campbell

Chairman, Sky City Group

Cathy Quinn

Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Christopher Luxon

CEO, Air New Zealand

Vittoria Shortt

Chief Executive and Managing Director of ASB Bank

Simon Moutter

Managing Director, Spark

Joan Withers

Chair, Mercury and The Warehouse

Silvana Schenone

Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Kevin Kenrick


Kate McKenzie

Chief Executive, Chorus

Fraser Whineray

Chief Executive, Mercury

Jolie Hodson

CEO, Spark Digital

Frances Valintine

Founder, Tech Futures Lab

Royal Reed

Managing Director, Presige Law

Dame Paula Rebstock

Chair, ACC