Independent Director

Chris Whelan is a futurist and entrepreneur who has owned and operated four businesses over the past 30 years. He has worked globally on programs and projects spanning multiple industries across five continents.

Since 2012 he has held two chief executive positions, both in regional economic development, and served on boards focussed on city and regional growth and differentiation whilst speaking internationally on related matters.

Chris is currently based in Wellington City and coaches business leaders in delivering strategic change and shaping their leadership and teams. Chris has an MPhil (Futures Studies).