Courageous conversations with bold humans (from the most creative little capital in the world).
Karen Fifield MNZM, Chief Executive at Wellington Zoo Trust
Karen has been the Chief Executive of Wellington Zoo since 2006 and is a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit MNZM for Business and Animal Welfare. Karen is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Council and Chairs the WAZA Ethics and Animal Welfare Committee. She is a member of the WAZA Conservation and Environmental Sustainability Committee.
Karen won the 2009 HER Business Wellington award for outstanding business leadership and sustainability and the 2010 HER Business NZ National award for outstanding business leadership. Karen was 2010 Wellingtonian of the Year in the Environment category. Karen was a finalist in both the 2014 and 2015 Westpac/Fairfax Media NZ Women of Influence Awards in the Social Enterprise category and the Board and Management category respectively.
John Holt, Founder at All Things Considered
Serial Founder and Company Director committed to growing high impact, high growth ventures that will better New Zealand
Founder of All Things Considered – a trusted focussed lens on the sustainability and ethics of the global clothing and fashion supply chain
Driven by personal growth and embracing the innovative and unconventional. Passionate aviator in training and devoutly curious about all things.
Current projects / focus areas: The future of aviation, Sustainable Fashion, Waste minimisation and the growth of New Zealand’s technology and innovation ecosystem.