The judges for 2013 are still to be confirmed.
Highly respected professionals from the business community are involved in judging the Sustainable 60 Awards. Entering the awards will give you access to experts who will review, measure, validate and provide feedback on your achievements.
|Rick Christie, Chairman, Ebos Group|
Mr Christie is a professional Director and company Chairman with appointments in both the private and public sectors. He has had considerable experience as a Chief Executive with extensive involvement in the export sector, including Tradenz (The New Zealand Trade Development Board) where he was Chief Executive from 1990 to 1996.
|Simon Telfer, Director, Stimulus Consulting and Founder SpringBoard New Zealand|
Simon’s professional experience includes 15 years founding, directing, managing and investing in services companies. His passion is privately owned New Zealand enterprises, currently serving as an independent director and advisory board member to seven companies. He is a regular conference speaker and writer on governance, strategy and succession planning.
|Alex Cutler, CEO, Green Building Council|
Alex Cutler joined the New Zealand Green Building Council in May 2010 as CEO. Her previous role was Associate Director, responsible for building and leading the sustainability practice, adding to the already successfully established climate change practice, at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) New Zealand.
|Phil O'Reilly, CEO, BusinessNZ|
BusinessNZ is New Zealand’s largest business advocacy group, representing thousands of businesses of all sizes.
Phil works with companies, organisations and political and other decision makers, advocating for New Zealand’s success through sustainable economic growth.
|Julia Hoare, Partner, PwC|
A tax partner for 18 years, Julia also leads PwC's sustainability and climate change practice. She works with both corporate tax clients and organisations with carbon and emissions trading scheme issues.
|Dr Martina Battisti, Deputy Director, New Zealand Centre for SME Research, Massey University|
Martina joined Massey University in 2006 where she holds the position of Deputy Director in the New Zealand Centre for SME Research. She has led a large number of research projects on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that focused on the performance and practices of SMEs and particularly on the role of owner-managers or entrepreneurs.
|Anne-Maree O'Connor, Head of Responsible Investment, New Zealand Superannuation Fund|
Anne-Maree plays a key role in the development and implementation of the Guardians responsible investment and corporate governance policies.
|Rod Oram, Business Commentator|
Rod Oram has more than 30 years’ experience as an international business journalist. He has worked for various publications in Europe and North America, including the Financial Times of London.
Penny Nelson, Sustainable Business Council
As inaugural leader of the organisation newly formed from the merger of BusinessNZ’s Sustainable Business Forum and the NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development, Penny plays a key role in the SBC’s work advancing the case for change.
|Lynley Belton, General Manager, Fairfax Magazines|
Lynley’s career in magazines started early, working in a bookshop after school. She hasn’t had a traditional route to leading a publishing company but she now sees her role as being responsible for providing an environment where both the commercial and creative components of magazine publishing can excel.
|Chris Karamea Insley, Principal, 37 Degrees South|
Chris is a Maori New Zealander of the Te Whanau a Apanui and Ngati Porou Iwi on the East Coast of the north-island. Considered to be a ‘drive’ individual particularly towards creating new and scalable sustainable development options for Maori and other indigenous people’s of the world. He has pioneered new models to engage Maori people and the Innovation and Technology System to use this system to enable fast-tracking their sustainable development programs.