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    Jason Krupp

    Deputy Chief Executive Advocacy

    Jason leads the advocacy, policy, communications and stakeholder functions as its Deputy Chief Executive Advocacy.  He is a policy, media and advocacy professional, with two decades of experience in business and financial reporting, public policy and corporate communications.  He has worked in South Africa, Hong Kong and for the last nine years New Zealand, and is an avid mountain biker.

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    Dr Mike Reid

    Principal Policy Advisor

    Mike has been employed at LGNZ since 1996 during which time he has worked in a diverse range of policy areas including local governance, elected member development, legislative change, social policy, relationships with Maori and local democracy.  Mike completed his PhD in public policy in 2011 and is currently on the board of the Institute of Governance and Policy Studies.  He speaks regularly on local government matters and has published widely.  

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    Clare Wooding

    Principal Policy Advisor

    Clare began working at LGNZ in December of 2009. She provides advice, sector advocacy and stakeholder management in the key area of the Resource Management Act review and its implementation. Her other areas of responsibility are dog control, rural fire, Marine and Coastal Area Act and coastal planning.

    Clare has a Bachelor of Regional Planning with Honours and has experience working in the resource management area with both local government and the private sector. She is a member of the New Zealand Planning Institute.

    When Clare is away from the office she enjoys walking, spending time with her children and curling up with a good book.

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    Philip Shackleton

    Principal Policy Advisor

    Philip is a member of LGNZ’s Advocacy Team. He leads LGNZ’s China engagement programme, which includes the ongoing delivery and development of the New Zealand China Mayoral Forum. He is responsible for LGNZ’s economic development, tourism and transport policy work. Appointed to the RCA Forum Committee.

    Philip will graduate with a postgraduate certificate in public management in 2019, is an accredited economic development practitioner, holds a Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Business Diploma in Marketing.

    Before LGNZ Philip was Chief Executive of the Wanganui Chamber of Commerce. Before that, he was the Vice-President of the Wanganui Chamber of Commerce. Before that, he was Economic Development Manager for the Wanganui District Council a position held for five years 2001-2006. Philip held senior sales and marketing roles at Fletcher Challenge and Carter Holt Harvey in the late 80’s and early 90’s before moving into local government as an economic development practitioner in 1997.

    Away from the office, Philip spends time with his family and plays golf with his friends at the Miramar Golf Club in Wellington.

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    Amanda Boyd

    Senior Advisor – Marketing and Communications

    Amanda joined LGNZ as a communications advisor in August 2016. She has a particular focus on events, sponsorship, website and brand management.

    Amanda is a marketing and communications generalist, often changing industry when changing roles, and has a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration majoring in Marketing and Electronic Commerce & Multimedia from Victoria University of Wellington.  Prior to joining the team Amanda has worked for a print production company, an intellectual property law firm, a retirement villages owner operator and a well-known Wellington hotel.

    Outside of work Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, mini-me daughter and a very small dog with a big personality.


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    Daniel Webster

    Senior Communications Advisor

    Daniel joined LGNZ as a Communications Advisor in April 2018. He has a focus on media management, member communications and social media. Daniel has a background in content strategy and creation, and holds a BA in English Literature and Media Studies from Victoria University. Outside of work Daniel enjoys mountain biking and rugby. 

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