bovenRick Boven leads the New Zealand Institute. He was a strategic management consultant for more than 25 years and was the founding partner of the Boston Consulting Group in New Zealand. An Accredited Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Rick's recent directorships include ASB Bank, Sovereign Insurance, Wellington Drive Technologies, and Simtics. Rick has worked with leading companies in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A in a wide range of industries including financial services, industrial distribution, energy, telecommunications, information technology and on-line, transport, manufacturing, and agriculture. He has a Ph.D. in Environment Management from the University of Auckland, a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Master of Arts (Psychology) from Victoria University of Wellington. Rick has university teaching experience in psychology, social work, research methodology, business strategy, and managing change. He has publications in social welfare, mathematical psychology, the educational sociology, strategic management, business ethics, and economic development.

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