Speakers

Maretha Smit

CEO

Diversity Works

Hon. Michael Wood

Minister for Workplace Relations & Safety; Minister of Transport

New Zealand Parliament

Meng Foon

Race Relations Commissioner

New Zealand Human Rights Commission

Bio

Laulu Mac Leauanae

CEO

Ministry for Pacific Peoples

Bio

Tracey Taylor

CEO

Yellow NZ

Ola Ioane

Head of Membership

Diversity Works

Bio

Paul Goodeve

CEO

First Gas Limited

Monica Ayers

Chief People Officer

New Zealand Post

Bio

Adam Shapley

Managing Director

Hays New Zealand

Bio

Mary Haddock-Staniland

Chief People & Inclusion Officer

Timely

Dr Guillermo Merelo

Head of Research and Innovation

Diversity Works

Haylee Putaranui

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Fonterra

Tracey Ryan

Managing Director for New Zealand

Aurecon

Geoff Pearman

Managing Director and Principal Consultant

Partners in Change

Jackie Clarke

Aunty in Charge

The Aunties 

Bio

Ziena Jalil

Independent Director, Strategic Consultant, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate 

Holly Carrington

DVFree & Policy Advisor

Shine

Bio

Gita Jayaram

Principal Consultant

Gita Jayaram Consulting

Saskia Verraes

Programme Lead – Leading Change for Good

The Mind Lab

Paul Morris

Professor of Religious Studies

Victoria University of Wellington

Edwina Pio

Professor of Diversity

Auckland University of Technology

Bio

Amanda Reid

Principal Consultant

BERL

Bio

Shireen Chua

Director

Third Culture Solutions

Bio

Tayyaba Khan

Founder and CEO

Khadija Leadership Network

Matthew Tukaki

Executive Chairman

National Maori Authority

Dr Nicola Ngawati

Director (Kaiwhakahaere Matua)

Ministry for Women

Phil Turner

Managing Director

Accessibility Tick

Callum McKirdy

Mentor

CallumMcKirdy

Bio