Lisa Hopkins has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).
CINZ Board Chair Tony Gardner announced the appointment of Lisa Hopkins, who has held senior business events leadership positions in New Zealand and offshore for over a decade.
Hopkins was previously vice president and managing director, APAC for global event management company BCD Meetings and Events based in Singapore, and she is a member of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board for the international business events network, PCMA.
She has also held senior leadership roles with cievents and Carlson Marketing in Singapore and New Zealand, and for the past decade she has been invited to speak at key industry events across Australia, Singapore, India and China. In New Zealand, she was director of the APEC Task Force for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade when New Zealand hosted the 1999 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum.
Lisa Hopkins will begin her new role as Chief Executive of CINZ based in Auckland on Monday, February 3, 2020.