EY Darden programme

About the Darden alumni programme

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The Darden programme alumni exists to help keep alumni in touch with each other, to inform you of alumni news and events, and to promote the leadership and management development of New Zealand businesspeople, proudly supported by EY.

Seminar programme


4 May – Wellington
Topic: Stakeholder roles in the public policy process
Sir Maarten Wevers

11 May – Auckland
Topic: Leadership and reward
Shelley Campbell, CEO of the Sir Peter Blake Trust
Una Diver, Partner EY - Talent and Reward
Julia Wiegandt-Goude, People Director for Bupa

19 May - Christchurch
Topic: Mixing with the big guns – a great little Christchurch company achieving success with a global business philosophy
Steve Ardagh – Founder and CEO of Eagle Consumables

Email: executiveprogramme@nz.ey.com for queries

Alumni benefits

We are delighted to offer our Darden programme alumni the following benefits:

  • A tailored seminar programme that promotes professionally rigorous and robust discussions on contemporary New Zealand and international issues, reinforcing the learnings and ways of thinking about leadership introduced in the Darden programme 
  • Invitations to events of interest through EY and our partner organisations
  • Offer of Exceptional Magazine, EY's annual magazine showcasing New Zealand's top entrepreneurs plus industry updates. Please contact us  to be put on our mailing list.

Staying in touch

Please contact us  if you are updating your contact details. So we can keep you informed and updated. We also include news of alumni in the newsletter. 

Click here for a list of all previous alumni progamme seminars.