Partner of law firm Duncan Cotterill and trustee for the UC Foundation, Andrew is a big supporter of the well-rounded experience UC provides – and the advantage it gives to students coming out the other side.
Arihia Bennett has been CEO of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu since 2012. In her role she leads a large team of staff who are committed to improving the lives of 58,000 iwi members.
In his 30 year career with international engineering firm, Beca, Craig Price has progressed from graduate engineer to a group wide leadership role. Craig believes that the key to his success is simply loving what he does.
With a degree in engineering and a wealth of business experience, Fraser Whineray is now making his mark as Chief Executive of leading energy company Mercury.
Jon Macdonald, CEO of over 600 staff at Trade Me Group, has always been inspired by a sense of creativity and progress – whether in technology, business or the people he leads.
Justine Ross’s diverse career has taken her from early days making vodka in a garage on Oriental Parade to helping grow 42 Below into one of New Zealand's most successful brands.
From establishing the Hororata Highland Games to chairing the New Zealand Football Foundation and the Antarctica Heritage Trust, Mark looks for opportunities to build communities.
Michael Wolfe has been a lawyer his entire working life. From his early days in the crown prosecutor's office to 10 years as Managing Partner of Lane Neave, law is a career he has thoroughly enjoyed.
He’s met Muhammad Ali, had breakfast with Madonna and sold hurricane-damaged surfboards in Miami. Clearly, Phil Veal’s journey from engineering degree to multi-national CEO has been anything but linear.
Raewyn Lovett ONZM
Raewyn Lovett has earned some remarkable achievements over her career. She became Partner at Duncan Cotterill at age 29.
Rob Fyfe describes his career as an adventure. From his first role as an Air Force engineer to his shaping of iconic New Zealand businesses Air New Zealand and Icebreaker, Rob’s path has anything but linear.
Whether bringing down walls in New Zealand politics, leading some of our most innovative businesses or mentoring emerging talent, Ruth Richardson has always remained clear about her motivations and goals.
Chief Economist at ANZ Bank, Sharon Zollner almost dropped economics in her second year at UC. After completing an internship at the Reserve Bank, she discovered a passion for the field.
Sir John Key
With a degree in accounting and a passion for being at the leading edge of business, John Key enjoyed a successful career in investment banking before pursuing his dream of becoming Prime Minister.