Sir Graham Henry
Sir Graham Henry is one of New Zealand’s most in demand speakers – having coached the All Blacks to glory in the 2011 Rugby World Cup, and going on to be awarded Coach of the Year at the IRB awards, receiving this award for a record 5th time.
Graham finished his All Blacks career as one of the most successful rugby coaches of all time: he coached the All Blacks to 88 wins in 103 Tests for a winning percentage of 85.4 percent. As well as winning Rugby World Cup 2011, the All Blacks have held the Bledisloe Cup every year since 2003, won the Investec Tri Nations five times and achieved three Grand Slams against the Northern Hemisphere Home Unions.
Graham’s speaking topics include – the high performance environment, team culture, motivation, team development, and leadership. His presentations are readily applicable to the business environment, as well as the sporting arena.
“My set of values is simple – my word is my honour and I seal things with a handshake.”
Gilbert Enoka has a long history of success as a mental skills coach with New Zealand’s corporate and sporting elite. He is internationally renowned for his 16-year history with the All Blacks, first as their mental skills coach and now as manager. He has been with the All Blacks for over 200 tests and during that time the team has won back-to-back Rugby World Cups, one Laureus Award (for the best team in the world), 13 Bledisloe Cups, three Grand Slams, seven Tri Nations and four Rugby Championships.
Gilbert’s reputation has also seen him work with the Black Caps, Silver Ferns, Crusaders and most recently with WRC Champion Haydon Paddon.
Gilbert is a sought after speaker, giving insight into the psychology behind individual and team success in world-level sport and how this can be applied to any walk of life. He has been invited to be keynote speaker throughout the world at over 100 events, talking about leadership, performing under pressure, mental management, strategic planning, effective business management and building thriving cultures.
Joining the National Business Review in 2015, Andrew is an experienced freelance business correspondent and broadcaster and the host of NBR’s popular weekend podcast Sunday Business.
Before joining MediaWorks in 2006 where he covered business for nine years, Andrew was based in Sydney, Australia as a presenter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) continuous news network, NewsRadio. He previously worked in the finance and tourism sectors before shifting into business media which he describes as “… the best job in the world.”
During the course of his media career Andrew has travelled to 55 countries and interviewed more than 1,000 CEOs and business leaders.
He has a particular interest in disruptive innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, future trends, youth engagement, the future of work and business start-ups.
Recently completing a Master’s degree in Business Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Auckland Business School, Andrew described the experience as “… a long overdue mental workout.” He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Business Strategy and Economic History.