Dr. Catlin Powers’ environmental leadership has been recognized by the United Nations Environment Program, US National Science Foundation, and St Andrews Prize for the Environment. She has served in board and advisory positions at the International Standards Organization, Clinton Global Initiative, and Harvard University Hauser Institute for Public Leadership and is a European Environmental Laureate.
Kate Frykberg, MNZM
With a background in entrepreneurship and philanthropy, Kate is a former Business Woman of the Year whose roles have included startup co-founder, CE of Todd Foundation, and Chair of Philanthropy NZ. She is passionate about a world where everyone thrives and everyone contributes.
Bill is the CEO of NEXT Foundation, a strategic philanthropic foundation looking to create a legacy of environmental and educational excellence for the benefit of all New Zealanders. Bill brings more than 20 years experience in private equity and venture capital investment in New Zealand.
Specialising in systems thinking, Wayne is a founding partner and the CEO of Fomana Capital and NZ Bio Forestry. He is involved in a number of Māori businesses, and is a shareholder and director with several bio-pharmacy, bio-chemistry and nutritional companies serving international markets. He serves as Chair of Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika.
Anake is attracted to good people grappling with wicked problems. A former Chief Executive Officer of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, he serves on the board of Ākina Foundation and Meridian Energy and is Chairman of the Hillary Institute of International Leadership.