Chris Wilkinson – Re-imagining Kāpiti

Chris Wilkinson is the guest speaker at the Kapiti Chamber of Commerce BA5

Chris Wilkinson is the Managing Director of First Retail Group – a specialist strategist that works with consumer-facing organisations and destinations to interpret opportunity, drive performance and navigate risk. The award-winning company is based in Wellington and operates globally.

The Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce has invited Chris to speak at its BA5 in February.

Chris leads the company’s major projects and is a trusted advisor to Corporates, Boards, Financial Organisations, and local and central Government organisations.

He has built up a strong track record of designing and delivering the consumer-facing elements of complex transformation projects including large-scale city and town centre retail masterplans, city block redevelopments, transit-oriented developments and public realm upgrades

A recognised thought leader and industry champion, Chris speaks regularly at retail and property conferences and is a respected commentator on trends in the sector. With a background in commercial strategy and consumer insight, Chris has delivered projects for clients across Australasia, United Kingdom, USA, Dubai and the Pacific Islands.


Chris’ family have a holiday home in Waikanae and he is a regular visitor to the Kāpiti Coast.

Date: Thursday 11th February 2021

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Venue: Southwards Museum, Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu

Tickets: Members $25.00 Non-Member $35.00

Tickets include drinks and nibbles on arrival 

Click the link below to register, we look forward to see you there.