Derek Gill


Derek is an experienced director with extensive public governance expertise. He is currently the Chair the WorkBridge Group, and also on the boards of the Institute of Public Administration and the Rotary Club of Wellington. He has previously served on a number of other NGO Boards as Chair, Treasurer and Board member. In addition, in previous roles he championed the development of the Crown Entities Act, and developed a classification framework for arm’s length Government in OECD countries

In recent years Derek has extensively researched, taught and published on a range of public policy and management issues, while based at Victoria University of Wellington and NZIER.

Derek's previous experience spans work in the public and private not-for-profit sectors and included roles as a general manager in a service delivery organisation, with the OECD and central agencies in New Zealand, as well as a diplomat and policy advisor. Derek has served as a long-standing Board Chair and Treasurer on a number of voluntary organisations

Derek has economics and accounting qualifications from George Mason University in Virginia USA, and Victoria University of Wellington.  

Current term ends December