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New members' lunch - taking the next step in your governance journey

An opportunity to learn more about the IoD and network with other members

Sarcha Every
12:15pm — 1:45pm, 7 April 2022
The George
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch Central City
Price members
$40.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$0.00 incl GST


Members who have recently joined the IoD (or those keen to re-connect) are invited to attend an informal lunch hosted by the Canterbury branch committee. This is an opportunity to network with local members and learn more about the IoD’s governance resources and services, helping you get the most from your membership. 

Sarcha Every, IoD Chartered member and director of Decipher Group, will be joining us to discuss some tips for developing your governance career including putting together an effective governance CV.

Sarcha Every

Sarcha is a Director of Decipher Group, a Christchurch-based human resource and executive recruitment company that specialises in the appointment of senior managers, executives and directors within some of New Zealand’s top-tier businesses. 

In a career spanning two decades, Sarcha has become a specialist in executive and governance recruitment in New Zealand and aboard. She develops strategic partnerships between businesses and people by working alongside chief executives and boards to connect the world’s best talent with exciting opportunities.

Additional information


All attendees at IoD events must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and show a My Vaccine Pass on arrival at the event.

If you have a medical exemption and a My Vaccine Pass you may still be able to attend. For more information on our vaccine policy and safety plan see our Covid-19 updates' page.

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.


Sharynn Johnson
Canterbury Branch Manager

+64 3 968 6468

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