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Meet the Team

The BusinessNZ Wellington Seminar team.

Phil Love

General Manager - MCG & Business Development

Phil has responsibility for commercial partnerships, member retention and development and policy forums including the Major Companies Group's CEO Forum.

He is BusinessNZ's representative on the Regional Entrepreneurial Advanced Programme with MIT Boston and the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum.

Previously Phil worked in shareholder and media relations at Telecom (now known as Spark) following positions as business editor and sports journalist in print media.

Katharine McGhie

General Manager - MCG & Business Development

Katharine McGhie
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Katharine McGhie is the Business Development and Events Manager for Business NZ Major Companies Group and Gold Group.

Katharine works closely with the General Manager, Major Companies Group to focus on members policy needs and activity, forums and growth and retention. The Major Companies Group includes many of New Zealand's top 85 companies.

Previously Katharine has spent more than nine years in marketing and event management roles with New Zealand's leading law firms.

Stephen Summers


Steve Summers has responsibility for tax policy, regulatory frameworks, SME issues, compliance costs, telecommunications and capital markets, in which areas he contributes to a number of Government advisory committees.

Steve has overall responsibility for BusinessNZ surveys and data analysis relevant to the business community, including the Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) and the Performance of Services Index (PSI). He also assists with the running of both the private and public sector Wellington Seminars.

His background includes labour market and income analysis for Statistics NZ.

Steve has a Master's Degree in Economics from Massey University.