National Governance Conference 2019

Come together with New Zealand's foremost business leaders for our premier annual gathering to explore the latest insights on the future of governance and risk management across key industry sectors.

The National Governance Conference offers you the chance to:

  • hear from 15 expert speakers — including two internationals
  • build your network with business leaders from New Zealand and beyond
  • gain up to 7.5 CPD hours.

The Future of Governance: Leadership, Good Conduct and Ethics

This year's conference theme is built around the future of governance incorporating the core values of Leadership, Good Conduct and Ethics. We explore the concept that organisations, and therefore boards and management, are successful when these three key business attributes are aligned.

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Topic Speaker
Global Future of Governance Edith Shih FCIS, President - ICSA
10 Governance Lessons from my Career Dame Jenny Shipley
Crisis Management: Identifying and managing an organisation in crisis Michael Stiassny
Panel Discussion: What makes a great Board Chair: Dr Lee Mathias
Panelists: Rob Campbell, Chelsea Grootveld & Paul Devereux
AI & Governance: Being fit for purpose in our intelligent future Stu Christie, Consultant - Stu Christie & Associates
Diversity of Thought Lloyd Mander, DOT Scorecard
Harassment, culture, ethics and integrity: governance lessons from recent reviews Kylie Dunn, Partner - Russell McVeagh
Complexities of "for-purpose" Missions Craig Fisher, Consultant - RSM New Zealand
Cyber Security Jeff Herbert, Cybercraft Ltd
The Role of Modern Boards Dr Denis Mowbray, FCIS
Perspective from across the Tasman Megan Motto, CE - Governance Institute of Australia

Conference Format

The plenary sessions offer a timely opportunity to hear from international and local thought leaders, and governance and risk management experts who will share their wisdom on international perspectives, local lessons learnt, coping in a crisis, achieving diversity of thought and much, much more...

The two concurrent sessions allow delegates to break into corporate and not-for-profit streams to hear about artificial intelligence, culture creation, leading for change and cyber security.

Register now...this year's conference is shaping up to be a day full of thought-provoking inspiration, fresh perspectives and new concepts around governance!


Member: $750 (incl GST)
Non-Member: $850 (incl GST)


The Pullman
Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant
Auckland City


Governance New Zealand confirms this event qualifies for 7.5 CPD structured credits per day based on 1 credit per hour of attendance

Major Business Partners

Supporting Business Partner

  • 08:30 am - 05:00 pm

  • 01 Oct 2019

  • The Pullman Hotel

  • 850.00