Megan McPherson recently became a Chartered Member of the IoD and has shares her experiences and advice for anyone considering taking the next step to becoming a Chartered Member in our recent question and answer article.
On Tuesday 7 May the University of Canterbury hosted a talk by their Professor Michaela Balzarova, followed by a panel discussion including Rhys Boswell, Strategy and Sustainability Manager at Christchurch International Airport and Oliver Hunt founder of Medsalv.
Over the past six months a number of my whanau and work colleagues have asked me ‘what is the Emerging Director Award and what does it mean?’
On Monday 8 April around three dozen members from Christchurch and South Canterbury were privileged to hear the Hilton Haulage Transport (HHT) story from Chairman and Chartered Member Richie Smith.
Courtesy of ASB Bank we were graced with the pleasure of an energetic and insightful presentation entitled “Leading Through change – our human advantage”
Mike Tyson is renowned for saying: "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." Fortunately, this doesn’t have to apply for organisations that experience a serious health and safety accident, and consequent WorkSafe investigation.
Monday 18th February brought 100+ people together with standing room only to hear about the Fonterra Experiment from Tony Baldwin.
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”.
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.
Economist Shaun Twaddle has won the Institute of Directors Wellington Branch Emerging Director Award 2019.