Michael Bassett-Foss

Michael Bassett-Foss is CEO of Te Waka, the RDA serving the Waikato region

Michael grew up in Hamilton and has spent the past 17 years in Napier with his wife and three teenage children.

He was most recently project director of the multimillion dollar Water Wairarapa project, is the former chair of Economic Development Associations of New Zealand (EDANZ) and was manager of economic development at Hawke’s Bay Regional Council where he led the development of Hawke’s Bay’s Regional Economic Development Strategy. – DEO

Email: michael.bassett-foss@tewaka.nz