Featured Speakers

CPA Congress will bring together over 200 speakers across 13 locations worldwide, covering big picture trends around four key themes - Insight, Agility, Technology & Digital Revolution and Leadership. Check out some of your local and international speakers featuring this year.


Phil Jacklin Phil Jacklin
Chief Coach, On the Same Page

B3: How finance professionals can deliver more successful projects
Robert Parker Sir Bob Parker
Former Mayor of Christchurch

BL1: Business lunch: Seismic shifts and business upheaval - lessons from Christchurch to help you in a rapidly changing world
Craig-Punt Craig Punt CPA
Regional Head of Finance, Australia and New Zealand Icebreaker

C1: Leading successful finance transformation


 Cherise Barrie Cherise Barrie
Chief Financial Officer, Sovereign Assurance

D2: How to ensure company strategy filters down and across in your organisation
Mykel Dixon Mykel Dixon
Artisan thinker and cultural architect

A2: From mastery to artistry - fostering breakthrough creativity in teams
Sir Roger Douglas The Hon. Sir Roger Douglas
Former Finance Minister (1984-88)

KN1: Progressing New Zealand’s development in the age of volatility


Sally Anderson Sally Anderson
Founder and Director, Evolve by Choice

KN4: Dare to be different!
Andrew Townend Andrew Townend CPA
Chief Financial Officer, PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand

KN3: The future of finance leadership – innovative, creative, agile
Sue Lindsay Sue Lindsay
Senior Treasury Executive and Financial Controller, Goodman Fielder New Zealand

E1: How developing your brand can help guide your success

Technology & digital revolution

Brooke Anderson Brooke Anderson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sharesies

B2: Industry evolution and invention: Lessons from the fintech sector
Ben Ross Ben Ross
Founder, My Advisor

KN2: The technologies driving the future of finance
Jon Williams Jon Williams
ASEANZ Leader, People and Organisation, PwC

KN6: The workplace of tomorrow - apocalypse or nirvana?