David DOwns,
Board Secretary

David Downs is a senior official in the New Zealand government, working as General Manager for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the government’s business development agency. He comes from a professional services background across both multi-national corporations and small and medium business. In both developed and emerging markets. 

Prior to his current role, David spent 12 years working for Microsoft. David is a published author, and an award winning radio and TV presenter. He is married to Katherine, with three growing boys.