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Hon Shane Jones
NZ Minister of Forestry, Infrastructure, Regional Economic Development
Associate Minister Finance, State Owned Enterprises and Transport
Hon Shane Jones is a List MP based in Kerikeri. He was Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development, with a particular focus on fisheries, agriculture and tourism, given the significance of these resources to enhancing economic development in the region.
Hon Jones was a Member of Parliament from 2005 - 2014. During his nine years in Parliament, Hon Jones held positions that included Minister of Building and Construction, Associate Minister of Immigration, Associate Minister of Trade, Associate Minister in Charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Chair of the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee.
Hon Jones has a long history of involvement in the fisheries sector and New Zealand's Māori fisheries settlement. Hon Jones was Chair of Te Ohu Kaimoana (the Māori Fisheries Commission); Chairperson of Sealord Products Limited, and has held a number of senior positions more broadly in the public and private sector.
Hon Shane Jones was born in Awanui, Northland, New Zealand. His Maori tribal links are to Te Aupouri, Ngai Takoto. He has a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard University earned on a Harkness Fellowship.
Join us for an intimate chat proudly presented by the New Zealand Chamber and the New Zealand High Commission in Singapore.