Lodge Service
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Ben Macdonald

Ben Macdonald is Chief Technology Officer at Lodge Service, and has over 20 years of retail experience, including 15 years at a management and executive level at Wilko. He has a record in strong leadership and […]

Gary Morrison
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Gary Morrison

Gary Morrison is CEO of the New Zealand Security Association (NZSA). A qualified accountant by trade, Gary joined Armourguard Security as a junior accountant, and during his 20 plus years with the company progressed through […]

Captain Gregory Laxton CSC RAN
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Gregory Laxton

Captain Gregory Laxton CSC RAN is senior engineer in the Royal Australian Navy Surface Force Command, which comprises the RAN’s major fleet units, including helicopter landing ships, destroyers, frigates and replenishment ships. He was formerly director […]

Wayne Mapp
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Wayne Mapp

The Honourable Dr Wayne Mapp QSO was New Zealand’s Minister of Defence and Minister of Science and Innovation from 2008 to 2011. He served as the Member of Parliament for the North Shore electorate from […]

Chris Proctor
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Chris Proctor

Chris Proctor is Head of Visitor Safety, Regional Facilities Auckland, an Auckland Council organisation. Chris spent 28 years in the Intelligence Corps of the British Army, where his role was that of a security consultant […]

Bryson Payne
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Bryson Payne

Dr Bryson Payne is the founding Director of the Center for Cyber Operations Education at the University of North Georgia (UNG), USA, an NSA Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. He is also a […]

Alan Ryan
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Alan Ryan

Dr Alan Ryan is the Executive Director of the Australian Civil-Military Centre. He was previously the Principal of the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies at the Australian Defence College. Prior to this appointment he […]

Lincoln Potter
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Lincoln Potter

Lincoln Potter PSP is an independent security consultant. Mr Potter is the ASIS International New Zealand Chapter immediate past deputy-chairperson (and previously treasurer) and a security professional of over 25 years’ experience. The winner of […]

Ron Mark
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Ron Mark

Hon Ron Mark is New Zealand Minister of Defence and Minister of Veterans Affairs, having been elected to Parliament in 1996 as a New Zealand First List MP. He was Mayor of Carterton from 2010 […]

Josie Pagani
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Josie Pagani

Josie Pagani is the director of the Council for International Development and director of a boutique public affairs consultancy. Ms Pagani has previously been a manager at the OECD in Paris, and a communications manager […]

Nick Nelson
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Nick Nelson

Nick Nelson is a senior lecturer at Massey University’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies. He teaches and supervises research in a diverse range of subject areas including terrorism, insurgency and transnational crime; and leadership […]

John Martin
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John Martin

John Martin is a Senior Security Architect for IBM NZ. He is an IBM Expert level certified architect and Open Group Master Architect. He has over 30 years of experience in the various security and […]

Germana Nicklin
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Germana Nicklin

Dr Germana Nicklin is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director at Massey University’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies. Dr Nicklin has had over 30 years experience in the public sector and brings a wealth […]

Andrew Little
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Andrew Little

Hon Andrew Little is Minister of Justice, for Courts, and Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS), and Pike River Re-entry. […]

Mark Mitchell
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Mark Mitchell

Hon Mark Mitchell is the New Zealand National Party Spokesperson for Defence, a member of the New Zealand Parliament Justice Select Committee, and former chairperson of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee. Having […]