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Leading with emotional intelligence - Kirsty Godfrey-Billy, Xero CFO

Join us for this special breakfast event to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021.

Kirsty Godfrey-Billy
7:30am — 9:00am, 11 March 2021
The Devon Hotel
Marbles Restaurant, 390 Devon Street East, Strandon, New Plymouth 4312
Price members
$30.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$45.00 incl GST


There can be few tougher tests of leadership than the ones that 2020 has thrown at company directors and leaders. We are delighted to have Kirsty Godfrey-Billy, Xero CFO join us to explore why the ability to step into someone else's shoes and see things from their perspective is an excellent measure of your emotional intelligence and leadership.

We welcome everyone regardless of gender to join us for this special breakfast event, to celebrate International Women's Day 2021. Embracing the 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge – A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. So let’s all choose to challenge.

This event is jointly hosted by the Institute of Directors’ Taranaki Branch and Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ.

Kirsty Godfrey-Billy

Kirsty Godfrey-Billy FCA, leads Xero’s global financial team, driving financial outcomes, actively managing the group’s financial performance, optimising the business's balance sheet and communicating the group’s strategic and financial priorities to key stakeholders, including investors. She also has management of Xero’s global facilities team.

Prior to joining Xero, Kirsty was a Partner at PwC, based in Taranaki. Kirsty is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years’ global experience in the finance and technology sectors both in private practice and commercial technology roles.

Additional information


We have been monitoring government updates regarding COVID-19 and are keeping up to date with Ministry of Health guidance with regard to events and public gatherings.

For the latest updates on face to face courses and our safety planning see our response to COVID-19 page

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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.


Theresa Cayley
Taranaki Branch Manager

+64 27 5595951

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  • New Plymouth

    11 Mar 2021
    Members — $30.00
    Non-members — $45.00

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