Theresa Gattung CNZM is a leading New Zealand business personality and accomplished international speaker. Named in Fortune magazine’s list of the 50 most powerful women in international business several times since 2002, she was also included in Forbes’ list of the world’s 50 most powerful women across any sphere in 2006.
As a leading New Zealand business personality and best-selling author, she is regularly called on to speak at a range of events. She draws on her experience as a professional director and as the former CEO and Managing Director of Spark (formerly Telecom), to provide inspiring and memorable addresses – on topics such as leadership, marketing and branding, business transformation, ambition and success.
Theresa has a professional background spanning financial services, telecommunications, and agriculture, and is truly passionate about business. She currently holds a number of governance positions, including Chair of AIA Australia, Telco Technology Services, and Wellington SPCA.
She is co-founder of My Food Bag, which was launched in March 2013, and takes an active role in the management, marketing and direction of the company, which is growing at a rapid pace.