Mike Brown

Mike Brown has spent his working career in the primary sector and is a specialist in the export of food and beverages.  He began his career as a winemaker and…

Adam Hunt

Adam spent his early years in the IT industry including as CIO of a listed company, before joining NZ Inland Revenue and establishing their Strategic Intelligence function then joining the…

Peter Lee

Dr Peter Lee is an Adjunct Professor at the Auckland University Business School. He also advises a number of high-growth companies in the US and NZ with regards to innovation,…

Te Horipo Karaitiana

​Ngati Kahungunu, Kurakura Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Waitaha, Hawea CEO at Te Awanui Huka Pak, a 100% Māori owned company representing a large portfolio of kiwifruit and avocado orchards. Te…

Bridget Unsworth

Bridget was Investment Director at New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (now New Zealand Growth Capital Partners) for nine years. As Investment Director for the Seed Co-Investment Fund (SCIF), a $50m…

Jeffrey Lai

Jeffrey is a corporate/commercial lawyer and advisor with 25 years of experience, especially in the private capital and technology sectors. He has advised and acted for investors and investment funds…

Paul Brislen

Over the past 20 years Paul has built an unrivalled understanding of the New Zealand media landscape. In his time he has been an editor, columnist, commentator, external communications manager,…