Chief Executive, Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Chris Roberts joined TIA as Chief Executive in July 2014. Prior to that he was a General Manager at Tourism New Zealand.Earlier in his career he spent three years at Parliament working for the Minister of Tourism.

As well as heading up the peak body for New Zealand’s tourism industry, Chris is also on the Tourism Infrastructure Fund Panel , the Visiting Drivers Safer Journeys Governance Group, the  Working Group on Responsible Camping, DOC’s Great Walks External Selection Panel and ATEED’s Industry Leaders Advisory Panel.