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We hold events for our alumni, friends, and the general public for people to connect with the important conversations in leadership.

Subject matter experts and prominent New Zealand leaders share their knowledge and engage with the audience, sparking new ideas and innovation as minds from different backgrounds converge and focus their energy on a salient issue or theme.

Tom Dibley - Alumnus 2014

It was 2014, the year of Disruptive Leadership. However, Tom comes across as anything but disruptive. At least in any literal sense of the word. In fact, Tom creates an indelible impression of being far more influenced by the more recent Leadership NZ themes of mindful and integrative leadership. He is humble, reflective, self-effacing and there is an authenticity in the way that he views and discusses leadership and his own journey. Regardless, it is clear that Leadership NZ has left its mark on him.

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Wendy McGuinness - Alumna 2007

Wendy McGuinness, the founder of McGuinness Institute, finished her time at the Leadership NZ Programme with a much deeper understanding of New Zealand and its people. She was looking for ways to contribute towards NZ going forward and from the Programme, she got what she came for. “I felt we could do better than we were doing. That we needed to work harder to be a great country, working hard to understand our differences as well as commonalities.”

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Angela Bull - Alumna 2010

“The Leadership NZ Programme is transformational,” Angela Bull says. “It is unlike any other leadership course. It stimulates you to not only think about things differently but also think about things you don’t always have time to think about in your day job. The result is a positive long-term effect on both your personal and professional life. I feel fortunate to have done the Programme and now be part of the Leadership NZ Alumni / whanau.”

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