Peter Neilson B Com, MInstD 

Peter is an economist, former MP and cabinet minister. (He is also a former CEO, (NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development, Financial Services Council), an international electricity consultant including leading a review of the Jakarta electricity company (serving a population of 10 million) and an experienced director and trustee (Simplicity Trust, WWF-NZ, ACC). He is currently the Managing Director of Thoroughbred Consultants. His hobbies include, going to the gym, reading, mainly non-fiction, family history and genealogy and breeding thoroughbred racehorses. He bred the Champion steeplechaser Cuchulainn.

Peter was brought up in Glendowie and lives with his wife in Ladies Mile, Ellerslie. They have two adult children who also live in Auckland. He has a particular interest, after the April storms which cut power for 183,000 Aucklanders, in making our power company Vector‘s services more resilient. He also wants a better balance between our interests as investors and consumers represented by Vector and the trust respectively to help maintain the dividend we receive each year

Peter is the City Vision spokesperson for the campaign.

Contact:  021 395 891 peter@neilson.net.nz