Tim McCready

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Tim is a regular contributor to the New Zealand Herald‘s special business reports (articles below) through his work at NZ INC, a business intelligence firm with a focus on trade, investment, China and United States. Tim also works at BioPacific Partners, bridging the gap between multinationals, global investors, and NZ /Australian innovation in the food, health and agricultural sectors.

Tim is a frequent twitter panellist for Newshub’s politics programme The Nation, and during the 2017 New Zealand general election worked with Three’s Newshub political team and provided commentary on RadioLIVE.

Tim is experienced in business development, marketing and capital raising throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia in the science, agricultural, and food industries. He has a particular interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, strong coffee, and has some great travel stories.

Previously, Tim worked for New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE), the New Zealand Government’s international business development agency. While there, Tim helped New Zealand businesses enter new markets and expand international revenue, and most recently as Regional Investment Manager in London, where he led the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment activities. Tim was Chair of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Leadership Network Advisory Board for the past two years.

Tim has a Bachelor of Science and a Master in Bioscience Enterprise (Hons.) from the University of Auckland.

RECENT ARTICLES

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – Playing the Trump card

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – Kingmaker or Queenmaker?

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – Target those who need cuts

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – James Shaw on the back foot

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – Water, water everywhere

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – A tale of two report cards

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – A place to call home

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Mood of the Boardroom – The Game Changer

September 12, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Agribusiness – Greener Pastures Under Trump?

July 20, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Direct Capital spurs private equity market

May 18, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Revised NZX stance on diverse governance

May 18, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Time for Prospectus NZ?

May 18, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Venturing closer to maturity

May 18, 2017/by tim.mccready

Asia New Zealand: Generational Division in South Korea

May 1, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: China Business – Alibaba offers sweet deals

March 28, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: China Business – Chinese brands make their mark

March 28, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: China Business – UniServices goes global from Hangzhou

March 28, 2017/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Project Auckland – Goff has firm grasp on priorities

December 14, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Project Auckland – Housing offer too good to refuse

December 14, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Project Auckland – Help for city’s homeless people on the way

December 14, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Project Auckland – Reducing plastic bag waste first on Goff’s agenda

December 14, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Deloitte Top 200 – Is NZ having a Trump moment?

December 2, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Deloitte Top 200 – We must plan ahead for our communities

December 2, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Deloitte Top 200 – No ordinary disruption

December 2, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Deloitte Top 200 – A year of consolidation

December 2, 2016/by tim.mccready

Sunday Star Times: From East to West – Crossing the Siberian Heartland

October 29, 2016/by tim.mccready

Asia New Zealand: Myanmar Matters

October 28, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: ICBC on lookout for projects

October 20, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: CEOs fear children won’t own homes

September 27, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Will this be Winston’s finest hour?

September 27, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Goff rated best for mayoralty by CEOs

September 27, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Praise for Len’s Legacy

September 27, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Angel investments soar to record levels

May 19, 2016/by tim.mccready

Infrastructure, housing, and transport: We can learn a lot from each other

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: E-commerce – a world of opportunity

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: The Economic Power of Arts and Culture

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Guangzhou – a hub for innovation

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: High Value Foods – Mega Trends & Opportunity

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Innovation from cross-pollination

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Māori economy – becoming a significant economic powerhouse

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Liveable Cities – Britomart as a common ground

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Liveable Cities – good for the environment, good for business

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: tying it all together: timing, location, and people

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

Tripartite Summit: Sharing Culture through Animation

May 17, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: China Business – E-commerce and China

May 4, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: China Business – Chinese banks well placed in NZ

May 4, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Bank gaining mana as NZ-China bridge

March 30, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: New Health and Safety Act – Companies to check insurance policies

March 24, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Cyber threats top of insurers’ worry list

February 26, 2016/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Cyber safety quest gains impetus

February 26, 2016/by tim.mccready

Russia Insider: Vladivostok to St. Petersburg by Car

August 3, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Agribusiness – More than just the sheep’s back

July 16, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ INC: Korean reunification – Bonanza or Bust?

July 6, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ INC: Tips from the best – Raising capital in Los Angeles

June 26, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ INC: Living and working in Los Angeles – the reality

June 26, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ INC: From Soju to Sauvignon blanc – Korean FTA

June 1, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Capital Markets – Angels and the black swan

May 14, 2015/by tim.mccready

KBS News: Touring the UN Memorial Cemetery in Busan

April 17, 2015/by tim.mccready

NZ Herald: Innovation – What turns a dream into a reality?

March 26, 2015/by tim.mccready

Visiting every London Underground station

June 12, 2013/by tim.mccready

Converge+UK: creative, business & technology abrasion

December 6, 2012/by tim.mccready

APEC 2012 CEO Summit – Vladivostok, Russia

October 1, 2012/by tim.mccready

Overcoming barriers to a trade deal with Japan

August 11, 2010/by tim.mccready

Bioscience Enterprise: Mixing business with science

July 15, 2010/by tim.mccready

Japanese Agriculture, Horticulture & Business

July 11, 2010/by tim.mccready