23 September 2022


Congratulations to our Leadership Academy graduates from Invercargill – Intake 19.

  • Adam Leask, Invercargill Licensing Trust
  • Holly Flannery, CH Faul
  • Abbigail Surridge, Blue River Dairy LP
  • Hunter Kingsford-Smith, JK’s Engineering
  • Luke Macpherson, Waianiwa Dairy Farm / Rabobank
  • Mike McManus, Nind Electrical Services
  • Robert Dennis, Southland Business Chamber
  • Ruth Prankerd, Southern Dariy Development Trust
  • Jessie Clearwater, Invercargill City Council
  • Justine Paul, NAKED Creative
  • Jodi Conway, Southern Institute of Technology – Te Pukenga
  • Scott Faithfull, South Port NZ 

Thanks to our inspirers who give so generously sharing their experiences and time:

  • Jason Tibble, Deputy Chief Executive – Learner Journey, Manukura Tuarua – Ara Tauira, Otago Polytechnic
  • Robert Boekhout, General Manager, Blue River Dairy
  • Paddy O’Brien, High Performance Sevens Referee Manager World Rugby, Director
  • Penny Simmonds, MP for Invercargill
  • Chris Blenkiron, Chief Executive and General Manager NZAS
  • Dougal McGowan, Chief Executive Officer Football South
  • Shaun Drylie, Consultant and Designate Group CEO Carbn Group Holdings
  • Jocelyn O’Donnell, Director HW Richardson Group.

Lastly thank you to our amazing sponsors Blue River Dairy LP and BNZ Invercargill.

We look forward to hosting the Southland Leadership Academy again in 2023. If you would like to express an interest in attending please email Pauline Smith or click here to view available dates.

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