The Gut Cancer Foundation was founded in 2008 by Professor Michael Findlay, bowel cancer survivor Grant Baker and pancreatic cancer survivor Paul Hargreaves. They were encouraged to establish an organisation in New Zealand to fill the serious funding gap for clinical research. The Gut Cancer Foundation strives to fund world-class, innovative research and clinical trials into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gut cancers. The Gut Cancer Foundation’s mission is to reduce the number of New Zealanders developing gut cancer, increase survival rates, life expectancy and quality of life for gut cancer patients.
Morgo was founded in 2003 by Jenny Morel, bringing together CEOs, founders, CTOs, CFOs and entrepreneurs of all kinds of high-growth companies, who don’t know each other. Morgo brings together people from New Zealand and Australia, helping business leaders succeed. Morgo provides an annual re-charge, an opportunity to re-connect with other people building high-growth companies to get you re-excited about being in business. People from over 300 high-growth companies have attended - an event with carefully curated speakers helping attendees to feel inspired, recharged, and reconnected.
Liam Lawson is a New Zealand motor racing driver, mentored by New Zealand Grand Prix winner Ken Smith. Liam is the reigning Toyota Racing Series champion and a member of the Red Bull Junior Team. Born in Hastings and raised in Pukekohe, Lawson began karting at the age of seven, competing in numerous championships across New Zealand. In March 2019, Lawson joined MP Motorsport to contest the inaugural championship. The following year, Lawson switched to Hitech Grand Prix, joining fellow Red Bull Junior Dennis Hauger. Lawson recorded his first victory in the Austrian race. For 2021 Lawson will compete in the 2021 DTM with Red Bull backing. He will conduct this DTM campaign concurrently with a planned Formula 2 drive.