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CEO Summit panel moderator Malcolm Johns


The Future of Energy 

Malcolm Johns has been the Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport since January 2014. He is a nonexecutive director of the Lyttleton Port Company, a member of the BusinessNZ Climate Leaders’ Coalition, a board member of the Sustainable Business Council of New Zealand, a member of the BusinessNZ Major Companies Group, has served on the Government’s Trade for All Working Group, and is deputy chair of the board of governors of St Andrew’s College. 

During his 30 year career, he has held a number of senior executive and governance roles within New Zealand’s transport, aviation and tourism sectors. Malcolm has a particular interest in the contribution the regions of New Zealand can make to the country’s economic and social outcomes. Christchurch Airport has formed a number of small/medium business export mentoring and e-commerce programmes that have enabled businesses across New Zealand to enter the export sector.