Kea Inspire : Dr David Kirk MBE, Leadership from the field to the boardroom
Kea New Zealand is delighted to be joined by Dr David Kirk MBE to discuss how lessons in sport can benefit you in business.
Respected businessman, Kiwi sporting legend and Rhodes Scholar – David will speak on his experiences in sport and business; followed by a question and answer session chaired by another successful New Zealander; Lucy Hockings, News Presenter and Anchor at BBC World News. A Kea Inspire Event not to be missed.
This event is sponsored by Robert Walters and is open to Kea & non-Kea members on a first come basis. Tickets will be £50 for Kea members and £60 for non-members plus booking fee. (Please note places are limited)
Drinks and canapés will be served and all guests are welcomed to stay and network until 9pm. Award winning beverages generously served by Yealands Estate and The New Zealand Beer Collective.
Inspire London is part of Kea's global Inspire series featuring internationally-renowned New Zealanders taking on the world. We hope to see you there.
About our guest speaker:
David Kirk's career spans the top level of both business and sport. He has achieved success in both the public and private sectors. David is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Bailador Investment Management and is Chairman of the listed companies, Bailador Technology Investments, Trade Me and Kathmandu Holdings. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Media. His previous experience also includes a period as an advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand. Earlier he worked for McKinsey & Co in London. He is a Rhodes Scholar with degrees in Medicine from Otago University and Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. He is currently the Chairman of Trustees of Sydney Grammar School and sits on a number of other Boards including investee companies of Bailador and charitable organisations.
In the sporting arena, David enjoyed a highly successful rugby career playing for Otago and Auckland and captained the All Blacks to win the World Cup in 1987. David is President of the New Zealand Rugby Players Association.