Keynote Speakers

Hagai M. Segal

Sponsored by AIA-Sovereign

Being brave and bold in an uncertain world

We are living in a dramatic – and seemingly chaotic – era in global politics, with increasing impacts on the global economy and individual businesses. Many feel helpless, believing these geopolitical risks to be random and outside their influence, but geopolitical authority Hagai M. Segal will explain how, by being brave and bold, you can actually take control of the impacts of this risk.

Adele Ferguson

An insider’s view of the Hayne Royal Commission

Multi-award winning investigative journalist for The ABC, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Financial Review, Adele’s investigations into the Australian financial services sector helped bring about The Hayne Royal Commission on 2017.

Brett Roberts

Brought to you by The Icehouse

Change and disruption – seizing the opportunity – Brett Roberts – “Futurist” 

Brett loves to provoke thought about disruptive technologies and their impact on your business. He is passionate about utilising digital technologies to transform customer experiences and drive innovation and change.  He will provoke you  to think about the impact our constantly changing digital world is already having on the world of business and beyond. What might this means for your business – customers, colleagues, workplaces and global  environment? How can you seize the opportunity and leverage this change?  

Matt Church

Next: Thriving in the decade of disruption

The simple fact is that the world is changing at an ever increasing rate. Technological advances are creating shifting paradigms in every industry across the globe, and it’s a trend we need to stand up and take notice of.

This session sets the groundwork for leadership in a time of great volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Matt’s sessions are high energy, interactive and top-rated at each and every event. 

Major Matina Jewell


Through courageous decision making, Matina shares how she overcame almost inconceivable life and death situations, often in some of the harshest environments on earth. Always drawing out the learning, Matina shares how resilient organisations can be better equipped for everyday challenges and major disruption, all while protecting our most valuable asset, our people.

Dominck Stephens

Dominick joined Westpac as a Senior Economist in 2006, and became Chief Economist in 2011. His most well-known research concerns the roles of taxation, interest rates and inflation on the New Zealand housing market. He has also published research on the exchange rate, New Zealand’s labour market, and macroeconomic modelling.

Our Sponsors

NZ Owned and Operated 

Terms and Conditions

Costs – All fees are quoted in New Zealand dollars and subject to GST – currently 15%. 
Privacy Policy – Payments are processed through the secure DPS Payment Express system. No credit card information / detail is stored by us and we are PCI compliant. Payments must be received prior to the commencement of the applicable conference in which a registration/payment is being made. Website Security – Payment security is managed through DPS for mutual security, encryption protection is managed with an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate, industry standard 128bit encryption software. 
Payments via Visa or Mastercard incur 3% merchant fee. Payment on your credit card statement will be showing as The Conference Team.