Around the branches

Blog: Around the branches

Evening function with Steven Newman

10 December 2018

Held on Cyber Monday (26 November), Canterbury members and their guests prioritised good governance over shopping to hear Steven Newman, CEO and board member of NZX listed EROAD, as part of the Institute’s current What Matters in Governance theme: “A World of Data”.

A foray into the Dark Web - The Motivation of Hackers

22 November 2018

Members of the IoD Canterbury branch were taken into the hidden world of the Dark Web by Peter Bailey of Aura Information Security.  Peter is a respected thought leader in the cyber security industry and is regularly called upon by media and Government to provide both comment and advice on cybersecurity and the risks/threats presented to any company operating with information that is of value to them and others.

Advancing diversity and giving back

13 November 2018

For Mena Antonio, investing in herself to become a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors is not just about professional development, it’s also about advancing diversity and giving back to her Pacific community. 

Canterbury Leading Directors Lunch

29 October 2018

Canterbury Branch

On Friday 26th  October we hosted an invitation only lunch for leading directors in Canterbury, generously sponsored by Sheffield Executive Search Group. 

The role of the board in crisis management

29 October 2018

Canterbury Branch

Duncan Cotterill hosted the Institute of Directors Canterbury Branch breakfast on 26 October. The fully booked breakfast session hosted Dr Rodd Carr, Bruce Cotterill and Dr Thérèse Arseneau in a discussion of the role of the board during a crisis. 

Evening function with the Hon Dr Nick Smith

29 October 2018

Canterbury Branch

On 21 October Canterbury branch were honoured to be joined by Hon, Dr Nick Smith, MP who gave an insightful speech about his career to date. The evening started with the presentation of Canterbury's Emerging Director awards and a new Chartered Member, Rob Jamieson, Chair of Connetics.