Louis Boulanger, CFA

Louis holds a B.Sc. from Laval University in Canada; is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries; and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an Authorized Financial Adviser (AFA).

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KeynoteNick Howell
Dr Jeffrey Stangl

Jeff is the Executive Director for Strategic Partnerships at Massey University Business School He holds degrees in Economics from the University of California and an MBA from The American Graduate School (Thunderbird).

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MCNick Howell
Edward Glennie

Edward Glennie is Hobson Wealth Partners’ Investment Strategist where he is responsible for developing investment strategies and asset allocation. Edward has over 20 years of experience in financial markets.

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PanelistNick Howell
James Caughey

James is Head of Research at Alvarium NZ, the local wealth management arm of Alvarium Investments which emerged as Alvarium took a majority shareholding in New Zealand Assets Management (NZAM) in September 2018.

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PanelistNick Howell
Matthew Goodson

Matthew has more than 24 years experience in the finance sector. Matthew is a Director and Shareholder of Salt and a Portfolio Manager for the Dividend Appreciation Fund, Enhanced Property Fund and Long Short Fund and Salt's wholesale funds.

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PanelistNick Howell
Kristen Lunman

Kristen is a senior strategy professional with over a decade of experience running marketing and product teams at a wide range of organisations. Taking an interest in the startup ecosystem, she directed New Zealand’s first fintech accelerator, preparing companies to compete on a global scale.

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KeynoteNick Howell
Mark Houghton

Mark is the co-founder, shareholder and director of King Tide Asset Management. Mark also owns Saxe-Coburg Limited, which manages private client portfolios for NZ investors.

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PanelistNick Howell
Rachel Paris

Rachel is a specialist financial services lawyer who specialises in advising blockchain-based businesses and projects. Prior to founding boutique law firm, The Blockchain Boutique, in 2018, Rachel was a banking and finance partner at Bell Gully in Auckland for almost 10 years and led the firm’s fintech team.

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PanelistNick Howell
Xu Sitao

Xu Sitao is Chief Economist and Partner of Deloitte China, spearheading Deloitte's economic and industry research. Prior to Deloitte, he was Chief Representative of China and EIU forecasting director at the Economist Group from 2004 to 2014.

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KeynoteNick Howell
Cecilia Tarrant

Cecilia Tarrant is a professional company director with a background in international banking and finance. Cecilia is currently the Chair of both New Zealand Green Investment Finance Limited (NZGIF) and the Government Superannuation Fund Authority, a Director of Seeka and Payments NZ, a Member of The University of Auckland Council and a Trustee of The University of Auckland Foundation.

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KeynoteNick Howell
David Weavers

David is a partner in the banking & finance team at Russell McVeagh. He specialises in leveraged acquisition finance (with a focus on private equity), project finance, property finance, derivatives, venture capital and special situations investing.

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PanelistNick Howell
Simeon Burnett

Simeon is passionate about developing New Zealand businesses into successful international ventures. Prior to co-founding Snowball Effect, Simeon held a number of different roles at Fonterra, gaining extensive experience in M&A, external fundraising, international business strategy development and financial portfolio management.

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KeynoteRichard Clague
Carl Jones

Carl Jones has a background across a broad range of asset classes via a career in investment management, private equity, property, funds management, venture capital and angel investing.

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PanelistNick Howell
Susan Kilsby

Susan joined ANZ Bank in the role of Agriculture Economist in late 2018. She previously headed up NZX’s team of analysts providing leading intelligence on a range of agricultural sectors and was involved with the launch of the dairy derivatives market. Susan studied Agricultural Economics at Massey. 

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Dr Will Barker

Co-founder and CEO of New Zealand cleantech company Mint Innovation, Dr Will Barker is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in IP security, partnership development, building high performance teams and capital raising.

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