Ray Evans is a consultant
and President of the H R Nicholls Society.
Roger Kerr is the executive
director of the New Zealand Business Roundtable, an organisation
of chief executives of around 60 of New Zealand's larger business
firms, which undertakes research and advocacy on major issues
of public policy. Prior to taking up his present position he
was a senior official in the New Zealand Treasury and earlier
worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He was a director of the Electricity Corporation of New Zealand
from 1986 to 1994, a member of the Council of Victoria University
of Wellington from 1995 to 1999, and a member of the Group Board
of Colonial Limited in Melbourne (1996-2000).
He holds an MA (Hons) degree from the University of Canterbury
and a BCA from Victoria University of Wellington, was awarded
the Tasman Medal for contributions to public policy in 1994 and
the NZIER Qantas Economics Award in 2001, and is a Fellow of
the New Zealand Institute of Management (FNZIM).
Des Moore was formerly
Deputy Secretary to the Commonwealth Treasury, Senior Fellow
of the IPA, and is now Director of the Institute of Private Enterprise
(IPE). He is a member of the board of the HR Nicholls Society.
Denita Wawn is currently
employed as the Policy Manager & Industrial Advocate for
the National Farmers' Federation (NFF).
Denita oversees the NFF industrial and employment policy areas
including advocacy before the Australian Industrial Relations
Commission and political representation roles. She represents
NFF on a range of bodies including the National Workplace Relations
Consultative Council and the National Small Business Forum.
Denita is also the Secretary of the Australian Farmers' Fighting
Fund, which funds matters of national importance to the Australian
Denita Wawn holds a Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice
and a Bachelor of Arts and Laws, both from the University of
Tasmania. She has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania
as a Legal Practitioner.