SPEAKER

Patrick McVeigh

General Manager for Economic Growth
Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED)
Auckland, New Zealand

Patrick joined ATEED in 2013 as General Manager, Business, Innovation and Skills and oversees the agency’s work on innovation and entrepreneurship, talent and skills, business and enterprise and trade partnerships. Prior to moving to Auckland, Patrick was the managing director of a UK based economic development consultancy and was previously the Director of Strategy and Corporate Planning for the London Development Agency. Patrick is a chartered Town Planner, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Director of Economic Development Agencies New Zealand (EDANZ).