Sir Ralph Norris


Sir Ralph Norris KNZM D.Bus (Hon)

As one of New Zealand’s most distinguished business leaders, Sir Ralph has been the CE0 of the ASB Bank, Air New Zealand, and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

He was also formerly Chairman, Pacific Basin Economic Council (NZ), New Zealand Business Roundtable, New Zealand Bankers Association, Australian Bankers Association, Starship Foundation, NZ Institute of Management (Auckland Branch), Sovereign Insurance, Fletcher Building and Contact Energy.

In addition Sir Ralph has been a Director, Origin Energy, Visa New Zealand, Mastercard Asia Pacific, SouthPark Corporation and Fonterra .

He currently is Chairman Craigs Investment Partners, Chairman RANQX Holdings, Director Wilsons Advisory Ltd (Australia), Senior Adviser to BGH Capital (Australia) Trustee NZ Business Mentors, Trustee Auckland Grammar School Foundation, Trustee New Zealand Dementia Prevention Trust, Trustee Diabetes New Zealand.

Sir Ralph was made a Distinguished Member of the NZ Order of Merit 2006 for services to business, re-designated Knight Companion of the NZ order of Merit (KNZM) 2009.

 Conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Business by the University of New South Wales 2012.

Plenary Session: The Management of Change, Tuesday, 23 August, 9.30am

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