Alumni stories

Learn about the experiences of Wellington School of Business and Government’s successful alumni.

Tom Greally

Alumnus Tom Greally has had a fascinating career—moving from KPMG Consulting, to Weta Digital, and now to Garage Project where he is Chief Executive Officer.

Alex Gordon

Alex gained insights into the basics of corporate finance techniques at the business school, including capital structure and DCF methodology.

Paul Healy

Paul Healy’s high-flying academic career has catapulted him from undergraduate studies at the business school to a professorship at Harvard Business School.

Susan Jacobs

Susan Jacobs graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Public Policy before returning to complete a Master's in Public Policy.

Sarah Kimani

Sarah Kimani has gone from PhD student to dean of the business school at a university in her native homeland, Kenya.

Nicholas Lee

A passion for business, travel, and culture has led Nicholas Lee on the path to General Manager for Personal Health, Philips ASEAN Pacific, based in Singapore.

Peter Nicholl

When Peter Nicholl embarked on a career in banking, never in his wildest dreams did he imagine his signature would feature on Bosnian banknotes.

Tim Pointer

Alumnus Tim Pointer aims to help companies that have huge market opportunities to realise their potential through digital means such as online advertising.

Brooke Roberts

Alumna and CEO of Sharesies, Brooke Roberts says she co-founded the start-up to make the world of investment more accessible to everyday New Zealanders.

Dame Therese Walsh

Dame Therese Walsh has led some of the biggest sporting events New Zealand has ever hosted, but still doesn’t consider herself a sporty person.

Matt Woolley

Taking part in the Summer Research Scholarship programme opened alumnus Matt Wooley’s eyes to the challenge of working in tax policy.

Lucy Simpson

Alumnae Lucy Simpson is living the startup life.