NZCIO Director 紐西蘭商工辦事處代表

Mark Pearson

Director of the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office

NZCIO Director Mark Pearson

Mark is the incoming Director of NZCIO and will commence the role in January 2022.

Prior to taking on this role, Mark has been managing outreach and partnerships at APEC New Zealand during New Zealand’s 2021 APEC host year, involving a wide range of engagements with business, academia and youth.

Mark joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1988. He has previously been posted to New Zealand embassies in Tokyo (twice) and Seoul, serving as deputy head of mission in both locations. He has worked on regional economic and political issues in APEC and in ASEAN-related groupings including the ASEAN Regional Forum, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and the East Asia Summit, and has also previously been involved in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation.

Mark speaks Japanese and Korean, and has a reading knowledge of Chinese.

Mark is married to Theresa Lo.


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