Who can benefit from our Services?
Our team has presented business advice and training to some of the largest organisations in the country and we have also worked with many of the smallest.
The Stellaris team brings together a unique range of skills and expertise. We are passionate about working with people to help them realise their goals and be successful in the community and business world.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this provider have practical experience of governance in an organisation like mine?
Ron Scott has served on the boards of some of the largest organisations in the country while also serving on the boards of local charities.
He is the Chair of the Audit Committee at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board and Chair of a Disability Services provider. He has been a trustee of a Billion dollar energy trust (TECT), and a University of Waikato Council Member. He is a Council Member of the Bay of Plenty AA and director of the Royal Foundation for the Blind.
We have worked with an even wider range of organisations from publicly listed companies to iwi trusts and kindergarten committees.
Are the presenters expert educators who can get the message across to the range of people in the room?
It is all very well having the technical experience but do the presenters know how to teach it?
Ron Scott has qualifications in Adult Education. In fact he has taught educators how to educate as a presenter on the National Certificate of Adult Education in partnership with several tertiary education providers. He is a moderator for NZQA and has spoken on Governance at conferences internationally.
How long has the organisation been going?
Stellaris was established in 2005. Over more than a decade and a half Stellaris has built an enviable reputation as a provider of quality Education in governance and strategy.
About Ron Scott
Ron Scott JP is an economist with additional tertiary qualifications in Adult Education and Business. He also holds a degree in History and Geography.
Ron is a Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors and sits on the Boards of a number of organisations including the Bay of Plenty District Health Board where he is currently the Chair of the Audit Committee.
He is, or has been, a Board member of several not-for-profit entities including TECT and SILC Charitable Trust (where he is Chair), the University of Waikato and Age Concern. He is currently a member of the AA Bay of Plenty District Council, and director of the Royal Foundation for the Blind.
Ron is the author of “The New Director” an internationally published book for aspiring and new directors. He has spoken at conferences in New Zealand and internationally. His special expertise is in assisting directors and trustees who are new to their governance roles.
His real world governance experience combined with his academic qualifications make his workshops and exciting experience for all involved.
In addition to his expertise as a professional director Ron is skilled in Adult Education including workplace assessment and learning techniques.
“Ron Scott has been a presenter at several BOP branch events. Ron has the capacity to talk to a large crowd without difficulty, being knowledgeable, informing and often witty about his topic. Ron is both motivational and thought provoking and a real assest to have as a speaker. As a presenter for the Governance Development Programme, Ron’s extensive business pursuits and local board positions have given him knowledge that is vast, relevant and timely.
“Ron provided Zespri with advanced financial training. He was professional at all times and took full responsibility for the quality of the programme. Ron was careful to tailor his content to suit the varying ability levels of the participants and he remained open throughout to feedback/cues from his audience as to pace, level of delivery.”
“Due to Ron’s extensive Directorship experience the Governance Course was delivered in a very pragmatic and relevant way which provided an excellent learning platform for me.”
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