Neil Porteous, Judging convener
General Manager – Housing, Tamaki Regeneration Company
Neil initially studied Civil Engineering at University and subsequently worked in the construction industry in New Zealand and overseas prior to joining Vodafone NZ in 1998, where he held several roles, culminating in his appointment as Director of Human Resources in 2004. Since leaving Vodafone in 2008 Neil has worked in senior positions for various NGOs including St. John Ambulance. His current role is General Manager – Housing for the Tamaki Regeneration Company, which is charged with leading the social, economic and physical regeneration of the Tamaki area in Auckland. A strong proponent of diversity in the workplace, Neil is also a former trustee of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust.