Jennie Vickers

Contributor - Author, Interviewee

Jennie Vickers
Jennie Vickers, CEO, Zeopard Consulting.

Jennie Vickers is the CEO of Zeopard Consulting and a consultant to Fortinet, and is the immediate past CEO of the New Zealand Defence Industry Association (2017-21). She was previously ANZ Director for the International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM), and in this role delivered Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) training to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Commencing her career as a lawyer in mergers and acquisitions in London, she has specialised in sales and distribution contracts, intellectual property and Mergers & Acquisitions for several top-tier law firms, corporates and multinationals.

Among her distinctions, Jennie was named in 2021 the inaugural IFSEC Global Influencer of the Year, having topped the ‘Association/Thought Leaders’ category in the IFSEC Global Influencers in Security and Fire 2021. Also in 2021, Jennie was named by the New Zealand Security Sector Network as co-winner of the Thought Leadership category in the Women in Security Awards Aotearoa (WiSAA).

Articles (as author)

Articles (as interviewee)

  • New NZDIA Executive Director: Jennie Vickers, Line of Defence Magazine, Winter 2017
  • SRM and delivering Australia’s Guided Missile Frigates, Line of Defence Magazine, April 2016