TINZ Welcomes New Directors

Two new directors, Fuimaono Tuiasau and David McNeill were elected during the TINZ November Annual General Meeting. In addition, Daniel King has been appointed by the board as an Interim Director.

Director: Fuimaono Tuiasau

Fuimaono practiced for many years as a senior litigation lawyer, and then worked for many years in government, in the Ministry of Justice in Wellington then in 2008 with the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs in Auckland. He was the International Manager of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, and now runs international business consultancy that assists corporates and business to expand into the Pacific.

Fuimaono has led policy development work, coordinated research and managed operational projects. He managed a range of business services for trade and export between New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Fuimaono has extensive networks with central government, local government, the business sectors, and NFP sector.

Director: David McNeill

David has a strong background in Information Technology, currently in data centre technical services with Vodafone NZ and corporate decommissioning at Computer Recycling. He has wide experience in small & medium business technology consulting, mainly in Auckland. He has also undertaken financial & technology audit services for Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC). He holds a Bcomm from Auckland University. He has a practical, grass roots approach, giving a direct view of where potentially corrupt local situations can arise.

Director: Daniel King

Daniel has been assisting companies address potential business ethics risks in global operations since 2004. This includes developing policies; carrying out country risk assessments; implementing strategies across functions and regions; and training sales and procurement teams in the UK, Denmark, Singapore, China and Malaysia. He was responsible for implementing an ethics code of conduct for a large multinational and developing training for over 7000 employees – based on ethical dilemmas common in regions of operation.

He has a business background and an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath, UK. Daniel is a partner in a consultancy, The Nature of Business, and has worked internationally across a variety of industry sectors.


Recent Activity

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release
Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index (TI CPI) has found that the New Zealand and Denmark public sectors are the least corrupt in the world. 25 Jan, 2017

TINZ OGP Submission
Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) submitted recommendations for New Zealand’s second Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan (NAP). Among the recommendations were a call for more ambition in creating NAPs and developing channels of communication for improving engagement with citizens. 19 Aug, 2016

Safeguarding the public interest in research
1 Aug, 2016

EU and New Zealand tax transparency
1 Aug, 2016

London Summit 2016 NZ Statement Commitments Progress
31 Jul, 2016

New Zealand Country Statement Anti Corruption Summit London 2016
29 May, 2016

Shewan Inquiry Submission Media Release
TINZ has provided its submission to the Shewan Inquiry calling on the government to widen the terms of reference to protect New Zealand's reputation and future proof our laws following the release of the "Panama papers". 21 May, 2016

CPI 2015 TINZ Media Release
Corruption Free? NZ drops again. New Zealand has fallen to fourth place in the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). 26 Jan, 2016