Pam Ford elected chair at Economic Development New Zealand

Pam Ford thanked outgoing chair, Dr David Wilson, and deputy chair, Paul Casson, for their “dedication and vision to set EDNZ up for a bright future.”
Pam Ford.

Auckland economic development leader Pam Ford takes the up role of chair of the newly constituted Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ) this month.

She is general manager economic development at Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (Ateed), an Auckland Council-controlled organisation. 

Selected by her peers on the EDNZ board, Ford said she is honoured to have been asked to take up the role. 

“As chair, my tasks will be to continue to support the growth and reach of EDNZ as it continues to empower and enable our members by providing quality professional services that are inspiring, trusted and valued, and to be a strong advocate for economic development across all our regions to government, ” Ford said. 

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