David Flacks comes to Project Janszoon with a wealth of experience gained in the corporate, legal and financial worlds.
After many years as a senior corporate partner of Bell Gully he has now established a governance career. David is a trustee of Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP), and chair of listed company AFT Pharmaceuticals, peer to peer platform Harmoney Corporation and biotech start up Upside Biotechnologies. He is a director of the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, and the Suncorp NZ group of companies, and chair of the NZX Regulatory Governance Committee.
Originally from the UK, David first visited the Abel Tasman National Park in the mid 90s and says he was struck by the pure beauty of the natural environment. He is really excited to be working with a project that aims to enhance the ecological fortunes of the Park for the generations of visitors to come.