Paul Te Poa Karoro Morgan has been at the forefront of economic development for Māori in business for over 30 years. He has been involved with a range of Māori rights issues involving natural resources, including fishing, aquaculture and forestry. His experience as a director and in governance roles spans both the public and private sectors across agribusiness, property, science, entrepreneurial start-ups and business generally.
Paul served as chief executive of the Federation of Māori Authorities, representing and actively advocating for the interests of Māori business, from 1996 to 2007. In this role and general directorships, he has been actively involved in advocating government policy reform in land law, taxation, resource management, ETS, industry reform and many business issues during his career.
Paul is passionate about his whānau and whānau whānui and investing in and building a new future for the generations to come. He believes in making a positive difference in the Māori community and to Aotearoa as a whole.