"My job as Mayor will be to stand up for the Shore! - to protect the Shore lifestyle from the pressures of population growth, traffic congestion and environmental pollution."



• Experienced, decisive, reliable leadership
• Strong negotiating skills and experience
• Cool head, fiscally prudent
• Articulate – experienced in public speaking
• Ability to work with Council and the community
• Wide knowledge of local, regional and central government
• Interested in a broad range of community activities

Prior Leadership Experience

• Chairman, North Shore City Council Strategy & Finance Committee (current)
• Chairman, North Shore City Council Community Facilities & Parks Committee
• Chief Executive of the NZ Kiwifruit Authority
• Marketing Consultant, NZ Pavilion EXPO ’88 (Brisbane)
• Chairman of Watercare Services Ltd, Auckland
• Executive Director of the 1990 Commission
• Chief Executive of the Royal NZSPCA
• Chairman, Northcote Residents’ Association
• Chairman, Little Shoal Bay Action Committee
• Convenor, Chelsea Regional Park Association
• Councillor, Northcote Borough, 1973-79