Conference MC

Andrew Patterson

A passionate business champion, with extensive experience in a range of different sectors enables Andrew to deliver a polished performance whenever he is called on to speak or MC at an event.

With more than 20 years media experience, he is comfortable on stage communicating to any audience – from students to senior corporate leaders. He regularly engages with New Zealand’s leading CEO’s as well as visiting academics as the presenter of New Zealand’s only specialist programme, Sunday Business, which is broadcast nationally each week on RadioLIVE. Now in its sixth year, the programme has attracted a loyal audience of listeners who use it to keep updated on the week’s business news.

Andrew is a prolific reader and maintains an up-to-date knowledge of the key issues and trends impacting on business both at a micro and macro level.

He is particularly interested in entrepreneurship and its ability to contribute significantly to economic growth as well as the impact that education has on economic performance.

Andrew engages easily with people, maintains an extensive network of business contacts both here and overseas and has a reputation for professionalism and attention to detail in all assignments that he undertakes.