Following a major change to its constitution and governance arrangements, the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Whare Tawāhi-a-mahi i Aotearoa, recently elected a new board to take it forwards. This is part of a re-invigoration of the Institute including a new website, an engagement programme with young people and a series of podcasts.

The new board comprises skilled experts in international relations, finance and governance.

The new Chair is Sir Anand Satyanand who previously served as President of the Institute for three years.

Deputy Chair is Richard Grant, currently the Chair of the Hawkes Bay branch of the Institute and was previously Chairman of the Arts Council and Executive Director of the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

Board members are Andrew Wierzbicki, Sir Anand Satyanand, Dr Serena Kelly, Dr James Kember, Suzannah Jessep, Dr Dick Grant, Luke Qin and Raylene Liufalani from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.