Sir Ken Stevens
Sir Kenneth Stevens is the Founder and Chair of Glidepath Limited, an engineering company specialising in computerised airport baggage handling equipment and projects. Since 1972, the company has grown to an estimated worth of $500 million with offices and facilities around the world.
Glidepath won 15 national awards for business and exporting achievements between 1991 and 2012. Sir Ken has been recognised on 9 occasions, including EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2005, Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year 2009, and a knighthood in 2009 for services to exporting.
Sir Ken plays a key role in a range of organisations and activities to promote New Zealand business and international cooperation including as a Board Member and Trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation and Chair of Export New Zealand.