Episode #4

Sustainable Coastal and Marine Tourism for Regional Development: New Zealand Perspectives


Dr. David Wilson

Managing Director, Cities and Regions Limited, New Zealand

Dr. David Wilson is Managing Director, Cities and Regions Limited, Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Northland Inc, Northland’s Economic Development Agency, Fellow and Chair of Economic Development New Zealand and a member of the New Zealand Government’s Independent Advisory Panel for its new Provincial Development Fund – a NZ$1 Billion/annum fund designed to lift productivity ‘in the regions’. Dr. Wilson holds a BA in Psychology and Social Policy, a Master’s in Public Policy with first class honours, and a PhD in Governance and Regional Economic Development. He was previously Director of the Institute of Public Policy at the Auckland University of Technology.