The Effective Director Series 14-16 June

The Effective Director Series is a sharply focused three-day programme delivering critical content in a condensed period of time. It is designed for busy directors who want to gain skills and knowledge that can be put into immediate practice.

Each session will include a mix of presentations, discussions, case studies and simulated situations. On successful completion you will receive the Governance New Zealand Effective Director Certificate.

Armed with this, you will be well placed to address any challenges and opportunities arising from your directorships with new-found confidence and skill.

Who should attend

This course is designed for:

  • newly appointed directors starting their governance journey
  • more experience directors wanting to refine their skills and knowledge
  • executives seeking a director-transition pathway
  • anyone wanting to understand the role and responsibilities of a director

Course structure

Day OneDay TwoDay Three
Governance FoundationsFollow on from Day OneFollow on from Day Two
FrameworksRisk & StrategyFinance Concepts
Adding ValueAsking the Right QuestionsReading Beyond Numbers
PracticalitiesBoard SimulationBoard Simulation
Lead to Day TwoLead to Day ThreeCourse Wrap up


Peter Crow, Governance - Day 1

Peter is an accredited company director, advisor and educator with an extensive international record helping elevate organisational performance. Contributions include service on the boards of private companies, family firms and social enterprises; advice to boards, institutions and governments; delivery of director education and post-graduate courses; speaking and writing; and governance research. He holds a doctorate in governance and strategy and is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors.

Henri Eliot, Risk & Strategy - Day 2

Henri Eliot has retired from more boards and institutes than most people have joined, so founding Board Dynamics in 2009 was a logical step. He now uses his experience to help boards function at their peak.

Henri has an international education and broad experience. He holds a LLB (Hons) from the University of London, BA (Distinction) from McGill University, MBA from Richmond University, Master’s in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of Auckland, a Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and a Master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership, both from the University of Cambridge. View full bio...

Bill Ross, Finance - Day 3

Bill is currently a self-employed business consultant and company Director. He currently runs his own consulting business which includes business advisory, accounting and board governance. He has previously been a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants in London, been in various financial and general management roles and has spent the last fifteen years in a business advisory capacity. He has had experience in CA practices, importing and distribution, FMCG, logistics and freight forwarding, produce exporting and also in public floats and the sale and acquisition of private businesses. View full bio...


Members $2,450 incl GST
Non-members $2,950 incl GST


Mövenpick Hotel Auckland
8 Customs Street East
Auckland CBD
To book at the hotel and receive the Governance NZ special Rate please email Princess on


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

Refund Policy: No refunds can be issued in respect of cancellations received within 48 hours of the first day of the series occurring.

  • 09:00 am - 04:30 pm

  • 14 Jun 2022

  • Mövenpick Hotel Auckland

  • Ticket to The Effective Director Series 2023
    $ 2,950.00