Melissa Clark-Reynolds ONZM
Melissa Clark-Reynolds ONZM, ChMInstD, is widely recognised as an inspirational role model and business leader.
Melissa became a Futurist and Professional Director after 25 years’ experience as a technology entrepreneur and CEO of a number of Technology companies. Melissa sits on the Boards of Wētā Workshop, Atkins Ranch, Alpine Energy and Daffodil Enterprises.
She is former Deputy Chair of Radio NZ, Director of Jasmax Architects and Kiwi Insurance. Melissa was the first non-farmer Director of New Zealand Beef + Lamb, a Member of MPI’s Primary Growth Partnership Investment Advisory Panel, a Member of EECA’s LEV Panel and Chair of the LINZ Risk & Audit Committee.
Melissa works with companies to understand the future and become resilient while shaping the kind of world they want. She has a particular focus on sustainable business models and decarbonisation. Melissa received the ONZM for Services to Technology in 2015. She is a sought after speaker on what is coming next, new technologies and how we navigate complexity and uncertain futures.
In recent years she has keynoted for Cognizant NZ, Flooring Xtra, Laser, NZFSG High Achievers, CAANZ, Plastics Association, BNZ, and Architectural Designers Conferences.