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Build your board career

Learn how to build your board career in this brown bag lunch clinic with Susan Paterson (ONZM), chair of Theta Systems.

This is a member only event. Please join IoD to register for this event.
Susan Paterson
12:00pm — 1:30pm, 17 February 2020
Level 1/401 Great South Road, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051
$30.00 incl GST


This session is being facilitated by Susan Paterson who will take you through the steps involved in building your board career. These include:

  • Developing your networks
  • Developing your self
  • Continuing professional development
  • Maximising your opportunities; 
  • and selecting the right role for you.

Susan will also discuss the support offered by the IoD and how they can assist you to reach your governance goals.

Catering is not provided at our brown bag lunch sessions.  Please feel free to bring your own lunch with you.

Susan Paterson

Susan has been a professional director for the past 20 years. She is chair of Theta Systems Ltd. Her other directorships include SkyTV, Arvida Group, Goodman Property Trust, Les Mills NZ Ltd and the Electricity Authority.

Susan has a keen interest in sport, education and the environment, is chair of the Avantidrome, past chair of Auckland Hockey and the NZ Eco-Labelling Trust and a past board member of St. Cuthbert’s College, EECA and current commissioner of TEC.

Susan was a member of the working group reviewing Swimming NZ, is a Chartered Fellow of the IoD and has been on the Auckland Branch Committee since 2010. Susan was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to corporate governance.

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Thank you to our event sponsor

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Additional information


We have been monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and are keeping up to date with Ministry of Health guidance with regard to events and public gatherings. All our events are still running as per schedule. However, we do ask that anyone attending one of our events follows current Ministry of Health recommendations.

More information, including countries or areas of concern, can be found on the Ministry of Health website

Branch event cancellation policy

Regrettably, registration fees cannot be refunded when cancellations are received within two working days prior to any branch event.

See our standard terms and conditions for more information.


Jill Steffert
Auckland Branch Manager

+64 27 403 0148
+64 9 905 4804

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