Greg Foran

Before joining Walmart, Greg held a number of positions with Woolworths - the leading retailer in Australia and New Zealand. Greg joined Walmart International in 2011 where he served in numerous roles including president and chief executive officer of Walmart China up until he assumed his current role in 2014. Greg’s team has led a transformation of the U.S. business. The cornerstone of their approach - and success - has been developing and executing a profitable strategy around Walmart’s business principles of Every Day Low Costs and Every Day Low Price.

 


Sir Richard Faull

Sir Richard Faull is professor and director of the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. Raised in a small Taranaki farming community, Sir Richard discovered his passion for the human brain as a young medical student and has spent his life pursuing exciting, innovative and ground-breaking research in this field. His work has been internationally recognised through multiple appointments and awards including New Zealand’s highest scientific award, the Royal Society Rutherford Medal.

 


Sir Ray Avery

From an orphanage in England to celebrated inventor, scientist and New Zealander of the Year - Sir Ray Avery’s life is a quintessential rags-to-riches story. Sir Ray is a pharmaceutical scientist, inventor, author and social entrepreneur. Sir Ray has published two books: the best-selling autobiography “Rebel with a Cause” charting his life from street kid to knighthood and “The Power of Us”, celebrating New Zealanders who dare to dream.