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2021 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand

National Annual General Meeting of the IoD with guest speaker Dame Therese Walsh DNZM CMInstD

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Alan Isaac, Kirsten (KP) Patterson, Dame Therese Walsh
12:00pm — 1:15pm, 23 July 2021
$0.00 incl GST


The Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand Incorporated will be held at 12.00pm on Friday 23 July at the Rydges Hotel in Wellington.

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Annual General Meeting agenda

  1. Apologies
  2. To note the minutes of the 2020 Annual General Meeting 
  3. To receive the Annual Report and financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020
  4. To receive the report of the President
  5. To vote on the Notice of Motion that would adopt the New Rules*, being the Constitution of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand Incorporated
  6. To receive a declaration of Councillors from the branches
  7. To announce the President and Vice President
  8. General business

*You cannot vote online. All votes must be by proxy or in person at the AGM. See more

At the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) members will be addressed by guest speaker, Dame Therese Walsh. Dame Therese will share her reflections and insights on governing through a crisis.

Overview of timings

  • 12.00pm – AGM begins
  • 12.40pm – AGM concludes
  • 12.40pm – Guest speaker address – Dame Therese Walsh
  • 1.15pm – Event concludes  


Alan Isaac CFInstD

Kirsten (KP) Patterson MInstD
Chief Executive

Dame Therese Walsh DNZM CMInstD
Guest speaker

Dame Therese is an Independent director and chairman of Air New Zealand Ltd.  She is also a director of ASB Bank Ltd, and Contact Energy Ltd and Board member of Antarctica New Zealand.

Previously she was the Head of New Zealand for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, and the Chief Operating Officer for Rugby New Zealand 2011 Limited.

She has also been chairman of TVNZ Ltd, Pro Chancellor of Victoria University Wellington, a director of NZX Ltd, NZ Cricket and Save the Children NZ, Trustee of Wellington Regional Stadium, CFO at the New Zealand Rugby Union and part of the team that worked on the winning bid to host RWC 2011. Prior to this she was an auditor at KPMG.

Dame Therese is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Member of the IoD and a commerce graduate from Victoria University. In 2013, she was named the inaugural supreme winner of the Women of Influence Awards and was awarded a Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Award in 2014. She became a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in June 2015.


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