Keynote Speakers

Hagai M. Segal

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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

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

Brett will share his experience, insights and passion for utilising disruptive technologies to transform customer experiences and drive innovation and change in business. He will give examples of the impact that the constantly changing digital world is already having on the world of business and beyond and challenge the audience to think about what this means for their customers, colleagues, workplaces and the global environment. He will get the audience asking, and starting to answer, the critical questions about how they can be Brave and Bold and use opportunities from disruptive technology to create the future business,  customers and environment that they want.

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

Courageous leadership in times of change

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.

Dominick 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.

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