Cr Ken Douglas ONZ, Hon LLD, JP
Phone 04 236 8857
Mobile 0274 925 651
Address 8 View Road, Titahi Bay
A long term resident of Titahi Bay. Ken has been an elected member since 1998, the year prior to stepping down from 20 years in the NZ Federation of Labour and 12 years as President of the Council of Trade Unions.
Since that time Ken has been an elected and appointed Director of a number of NZ high profile corporations and boards. He was Deputy Chair NZ Post, Deputy Chair Capital Coast DHB, Board member Air NZ, Trade and Enterprise and NZ Rugby Union.
Ken’s interests are: international affairs, economic development, corporate governance, a strong advocate for community and citizen involvement in national and local government affairs, a life long interest in Maori development and affairs and is an active member of the Labour Party.
Ken has held numerous Chairs on special purpose functions for the Council over his previous four terms. Currently Chairs the Council’s Audit & Risk Management Subcommittee, the Smartlinx3 Subcommittee, Deputy to the Mayor on the Wellington Regional Strategy Committee and is allocated the portfolio for financial issues.
A consistent advocate for the City Centre Revitalisation Project, for economic renewal initiatives in our villages such as Titahi Bay and for Porirua to become a centre for sporting excellence.
He is currently Deputy Chair Asia-NZ Foundation, Chair Healthcare NZ, Chair Michael Campbell Foundation, President of Titahi Golf Club and Vice President Norths Rugby Club.