From boardrooms to lecterns: growing trade and investment in New Zealand and beyond

Tim McCready is a strategy consultant, business commentator, conference MC and moderator. He works with the New Zealand public and private sector on business strategy and international business, and with some of the world’s largest multinationals as they navigate the New Zealand market.

A prominent voice in the media, Tim provides insights for the New Zealand Hearld on trade, investment, politics and innovation. He is a frequent MC for domestic and international business conferences, including the popular China Business Summit, US Business Summit and the annual Mood of the Boardroom.

Tim has held various roles across international trade, strategy, capital raising and business development in New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Europe and Asia. He has some great intrepid travel stories and makes a delicious custard square.

Tim is a lead judge for the 2degrees Auckland Business Awards (Strategy & Planning). He has a Master in Bioscience Enterprise (Hons) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Auckland. He completed the Te Kākano Māori language course at AUT University (with distinction).