New Zealand Asian Leaders

Our Vision

Accelerate and celebrate Asian leaders

NZ Asian Leaders (NZAL) is a professional organisation aimed at accelerating Asian Leaders’ contribution to New Zealand. Established in 2013, NZAL is recognized as a place that connects, inspires and grows Asian leaders across New Zealand. NZAL promotes diversity in New Zealand businesses and facilitates access to Asian perspectives and leadership.
NZAL was established to provide a place for Asian New Zealanders who are leaders in their fields, to enjoy peer to peer support and have visibility with New Zealand companies.

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Our Goal & Strategy

Here are some key points of the NZAL goal and strategy reflecting our values and vision:

  • Strong board members who are competent, passionate and resourceful
  • Setting up an advisory board with diverse industry expertise
  • Strong business focus
  • Build up ties with Asian businesses representatives (including investments, SOE etc.) both onshore and offshore (investment/tourism/trade/education)
  • Promote Asian migrants value and integration into NZ Kiwi and Iwi cultures, display social responsibility roles and pay tribute to our adopted country, Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Value of Diversity

Leadership Opportunities

Our Team

The current Board consists of eleven professionals who are passionate about NZAL vision and have committed to volunteer their time to work together towards delivering its purpose.

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(NZBN NO.: 9429050927142)
C/O Endeavour Services Limited/CTS, L2, 175 Queen Street, Auckland Central, 1010 New Zealand

Lisa Li and Sameer Handa

Bharat Chawla


09 375 1718

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