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Simpson Grierson (April 2021)

Mainzeal: Some welcome clarity on directors’ duties but it’s not over yet

Eurasia Group (January 2021)

Top risks 2021

McKinsey & Company (November 2020)

Dynamic risk management for uncertain times:

PWC (February 2022)

Unpacking Board Culture: How behavioral psychology might explain what’s holding boards back

Australian Institute of Company Directors (November 2020)

The 3 causes of dysfunctional boards and what we can do about them

Institute of Directors, New Zealand (September 2021)

Inclusion: Building an inclusive board culture

Institute of Directors, New Zealand (October 2021)

Psychological safety: Ensuring all board members can make an authentic contribution

Institute of Directors, New Zealand (October 2021)

Independence: Achieving independent thought and expression

Institute of Directors, New Zealand (October 2021)

Effectiveness: undertaking productive board decision-making

Institute of Directors, New Zealand (October 2021)

Recruitment: Bringing on new board members to support your board’s diversity of thought

KPMG Agribusiness Agenda (2021)

Fonterra Global Dairy Update

Speaker Series

Governance – other influences, the cost and complexity

Rob Campbell, presenting at the 2023 GDP Alumni workshop

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The Global Governance Challenge

Stephen Jacobi presenting at the GDP Alumni Workshop, 29 June 2022.

67 minute watch

Geopolitics and economics

Sharon Zollner, Chief Economist talking about geopolitics and economics. Sign up for our research at

38 minute watch

2021 GDP Alumni Day

Doug McKay ONZM (Chair BNZ and Eden Park Trust Board) - ‘Governing in a Crisis: How Covid changed the conversation.'

21 minute watch

Upskilling – being an effective Board Chair

If you are a chair of a community organisation, this series of videos produced as part of the National Strategy for Community Governance is for you. Institute of Directors.

11 minute watch

2023 Governance Development Programme

Applications for the 2023 programme areopen from 19 September to 16 October 2022. Please start encouraging suitable candidates from your networks to apply. For further information about registration or the programme please contact