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2015 Speakers

Fran O’Sullivan

Fran O’Sullivan Managing Director, NZ INC. Biography Fran O’Sullivan is Managing Director of NZ INC. and the Editorial Director of Business for NZME. Fran is a former editor of the National Business Review and a prominent columnist for the New Zealand Herald, where she writes on business, politics, and international …

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Rt Hon John Key

Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister of New Zealand Biography Prime Minister John Key is the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand. He has been the Prime Minister of New Zealand since November 2008 and Leader of the New Zealand National Party since November 2006. He was born in Auckland, …

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Ambassador Wang Lutong

Wang Lutong Ambassador to New Zealand for the People’s Republic of China Biography Mr. Wang Lutong is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue since 2013. The Ambassador worked as the staff member and Attaché at the Information …

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Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett Chief Executive, Auckland Chamber of Commerce Biography Michael is Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce. He has developed close links with the international Chamber of Commerce network focussing on bilateral trade and international arbitration. More recently, he has worked closely with exporters representing the infant formula …

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Cathy Quinn

Cathy Quinn Chair, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Biography Cathy Quinn is the Chair of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, and a senior corporate and commercial lawyer who leads the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity teams. Cathy also leads the firm’s dedicated China practice. Her team has extensive experience in …

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Christopher Luxon

Christopher Luxon Chief Executive, Air New Zealand Biography Christopher Luxon was appointed Group General Manager International Airline at Air New Zealand in May 2011 and took over the role of Chief Executive Officer in January 2013. Prior to joining Air New Zealand, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at …

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Theo Spierings

Theo Spierings Chief Executive, Fonterra Biography Theo Spierings sets Fonterra’s overall direction and leads the Fonterra Management team. He is focused on building on Fonterra’s strengths and securing future growth for the Co-operative. Theo joined Fonterra in 2011, bringing with him extensive experience from across the dairy industry, particularly in …

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Huang Xiaoguang

Huang Xiaoguang Chief Executive, ANZ China Biography Huang Xiaoguang joins ANZ in January 2015 as CEO China and Head of Greater China. In this role he is responsible for designing and execution of the China strategy plan and capturing trade and investment flows within Greater China in a wider capacity. …

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Mike Frith

Mike Frith Senior Economist, New Zealand Super Fund Biography Mike is Manager, Economics in the Investment Analysis team for the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation (Guardians). His primary role is to provide the macroeconomic advice that underpins investment analysis and broader investment decisions. Prior to joining the Guardians, Mike held …

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Shamubeel Eaqub

Shamubeel Eaqub Independent Economist Biography Shamubeel is an experienced economist who makes economics easy. He is a thought leader unafraid to take a contrarian view. He is an engaging and knowledgeable speaker. He is a regular and respected contributor to media, government and business sector discussions on economic and strategic …

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