Floreat 22
12 Sep 2024

Thursday 12 September 2024

We invite all Old Collegians and their partners, former staff and friends of the College to attend the Floreat Semper Spring Luncheon.

Our Floreat Semper Luncheons offer you a wonderful opportunity to catch up with Old Collegians and their partners, staff members, parents, and friends, across a range of year groups onsite at the College so you can continue to experience College life and connect with the College today.

Date: Thursday 12 September
Chapel Service: 11.00am
Lunch: 12.15pm
Location: King’s College Chapel and the Student Dining Hall
Price: $75 for a single ticket

This invitation is open to Old Collegians, their spouses, partners or widows and to King’s College contemporaries whom you think would enjoy the occasion.

Parking will be available along Memorial Drive, but spaces are limited. Please enter through Golf Avenue Main Gates of the College.


On this special occasion, you will hear from Jonty Kelt (School, 1985-89).

Jonty Kelt is the Founder of Fantail Ventures, a venture capital business investing in innovative early stage companies in the digital assets and enterprise software sectors.

He currently serves in governance roles with: AI and blockchain tools provider Futureverse, digital assets security provider Zenrock Labs, digital collectibles marketplace Veve, asset management software provider Caruso, cybersecurity AI provider Cynamics, and financial data provider Valocity. He also serves as Chairman of the New Zealand Dementia Prevention Trust, and on the Board of Governors at Kings College.

Previously, he helped lead the global commercial business of Palantir Technologies, the technology firm that uses data strategy and technologies to protect and grow government and commercial organizations. Prior to Palantir, Jonty worked in executive roles for Google and DoubleClick; co-founded digital marketing technology and e-commerce companies in the United Kingdom and USA and a media company in China. Early in his career, he helped establish Macquarie Bank in New Zealand.

Jonty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Marketing from Otago University, New Zealand. He is also a graduate of Stanford University Law School’s Directors’ College and holds a Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, London.