The Alumni

The inspiring stories of the Sir Peter Blake Trust's Leaders

The Sir Peter Blake Trust has been celebrating great kiwi leadership through the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards since 2005. 60 Blake Leaders have joined a growing group of individuals who follow in the footsteps of Sir Peter and continue to exemplify his extraordinary kiwi 'can do' spirit. 

  • Sir Peter Jackson ONZ, KNZM

    2014 Blake Medallist, Sir Peter Jackson, is a visionary New Zealand director, producer and screenwriter, whose outstanding leadership and passion for film making has changed the face of the movie industry in New Zealand and taken Hollywood by storm.

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  • Tim Alpe

    Tim Alpe is a dynamic New Zealand business leader, renowned for his ability to engage and motivate teams to achieve outstanding results.

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  • Therese Walsh

    Therese Walsh is a highly-respected figure in the New Zealand sporting industry and her capability as a leader, as well as the critical role she’s played in overseeing a number of major international events, has allowed her to shine as one of the most influential women in New Zealand sport.

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  • Dr. Sam Hazledine

    Dr. Sam Hazledine is a Kiwi leader, with the courage and conviction to make things happen, and is making a positive contribution to New Zealand on many levels.

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  • Kathryn Wilson

    Kathryn Wilson is an entrepreneur and leader of one of the fastest growing fashion brands in New Zealand. In just a decade, Kathryn Wilson has established herself as New Zealand's premier footwear designer and an influential and successful businesswoman.

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  • Matt Watson

    Matt Watson is a courageous and respected New Zealand television fishing personality, who is passionate about our oceans, the preservation of New Zealand fish stocks and demonstrating sustainable practices.

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  • Sarah Robb O'Hagan

    Sarah Robb-O’Hagan is one of New Zealand’s most successful women in business, who is also making an impact on the global stage. As President of one of the world’s premier fitness companies, Equinox, she is recognised as a powerful leader when it comes to creating a culture of innovation and fostering creativity within her teams.

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