The board’s role in a crisis

There is no instruction manual for a board facing a crisis, but there is a lot we can learn from others and past events.

David Meates, Dr Rod Carr
6:00pm — 7:00pm, 9 September 2020
Price members
$0.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$40.00 incl GST


Join this webcast event held in partnership with Resilient Organisations and QuakeCORE to discuss the recently released research ‘The Board’s Role in a Crisis’.

The discussion will explore the six key themes that emerged from the research interviews with chairs, board members and chief executives who have experienced major crises in the last 10 years.

A panel of directors’ will join the discussion to share their individual insights.

Ample time will be allocated to Q&A with the audience.

David Meates

David is the departing chief executive of the Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards. In this role he was responsible for the health services for over 600,000 New Zealanders, and the leadership of over 11,000 direct employees and thousands more NGO health sector workers contracted by the DHB.

In 2011 David was awarded the highest standing award by the NZ Medical Association for exemplary leadership for the devastating earthquakes in Canterbury.  In 2014 David was made a member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to health.

Dr Rod Carr

Dr Carr has extensive experience in both public and private sector governance and leadership. He served as chair and non-executive director of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and served as Deputy Governor and for a time Acting Governor of the Bank. Dr Carr was the founding chair of the National Infrastructure Advisory Board and for over a decade was a non-executive director of the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. He led the University of Canterbury as Vice Chancellor for ten years, including through the Canterbury earthquake recovery period.

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