NZ Alumni Committee and Honourees

The BGS NZ leadership team is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Together, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the NZ chapter of BGS. All members of the leadership team have been inducted as BGS lifetime members as part of the AACSB International business accreditation.


Alex Waddell
BGS NZ President

Alex Waddell is the Director of Growth and Capability at Sigmoid Curve Consulting Group. He is responsible for creating and implementing a sustainable, competitive, and ‘point of difference’ growth strategy for the company.

Nischay Shah
Desktop Research Manager

Nischay Shah is a Desktop Research Manager at Spring Business Venturists, a growth navigation firm that provides strategy and consultancy services for NZ businesses seeking to advance on their next growth curve.

Ronnie Mondal
Marketing and PR specialist

Ronnie has built a career in Branding, Sales and Partnership Management across Banking, Edu Corps, Insurance and Construction industry. In his current role he’s responsible for revenue generation and building network across New Zealand construction industry, both commercial and residential.

Peter Zhong
Treasury Dealer

Peter is a management consultant specialising in technology strategy and digital transformation. He is an ex-banker with experience across lending, treasury, trading and risk management.


Cecilia Tarrant
UOA | 2021

Non-Executive Director and Angel Investor

Peter Vial
AUT | 2020

New Zealand Country Head at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Jim McElwain
AUT | 2019

Executive Director - Institute of Finance New Zealand (INFINZ)

Bernard Te Paa
AUT | 2018

Ministry of Health - Chief Advisor, Maori

Helen Robinson
AUT | 2017

Co-Founder and Executive Director - Organic Initiative

Frank Olsson
AUT | 2016

President NZ Europe Business Council

Meishi Sonobe
AUT | 2015

Chairman and Representative Director K.K. GTMS & GTMS (NZ) Limited

William Anthony Caughey
AUT | 2015

Chairman, Smith and Caughey

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