8 March – 22 May
An award-winning academic, consultant and analyst, specialising in Middle Eastern affairs, geopolitical and geostrategic risk, and modern terrorism. Segal lectures at New York University London, and works globally with numerous companies/corporations, banks, investors, police and counter-terror agencies, business groups and politicians. A UN-recognised expert, he served on the London First Security and Resilience Advisory Board for the whole of its 10-year tenure.
Icehouse believe in the extraordinary potential of New Zealand business owners and entrepreneurs. They enable their success through knowledge, connection and investment.
New Zealand is a country of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The Icehouse was founded in 2001 in recognition of the importance of this sector to the NZ economy. There are committed to creating a high performing New Zealand economy where ideas and businesses thrive. They believe that to unleash the economic potential, we need to lift the capabilities and aspirations of owners, entrepreneurs and people who run startup and SME businesses to enable them to take the business forward.
Matt Church is committed to helping people prepare for tomorrow by taking action today. His philosophy can be summed up in one word NEXT! What is the best next thing you can do to future proof your business or career? He is a strategic thinker obsessed with the idea of leverage. While many are painting a scary view of the future he sees one full of potential. Whether its what he writes, his direct advice to thought leaders or his conference presentations delivered to audiences around the world, Matt communicates with deep focus, commercial clarity and a razor sharp wit on three things: removing fear and replacing it with confidence, removing confusion and replacing with certainty and mobilising people in pursuit of a better future.
During her 15 year military career, best-selling author Matina Jewell tracked down warlords, worked with the US Navy SEALs, fast roped out of helicopters onto ships, and represented Australia as a peacekeeper with the United Nations in Syria and Lebanon where she found herself thrown into the middle of a devastating war.
Matina’s lessons of resilience and leadership have transformed some of the biggest companies and her message of courage continues to empower leaders from all walks of life. Her story has audiences on their feet time and time again.
With enthralling footage, stories of hardship and valuable learning from her many life-threatening missions, Matina will take you on a journey that will affect long lasting positive change in your leaders, teams and organizations for years to come.
Matina has been featured on the ABC’s Australian Story, is a best-selling author and her life story is currently being made into a feature film.
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