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Hugh McPhail is an independent consultant and contractor, having previously worked for the New Zealand public service, both in New Zealand and internationally.

Worked as:

Independent Consultant - from 2008

Worked for:

State Services Commission - 1999 to 2008

Sector Team Manager, Government Management Branch
Manager, E-government Strategy and Policy, ICT Branch
Change Manager, ICT Branch

Ministry of Commerce - 1988 to 1999 (now the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment)

Manager, Trade Remedies Group

Department of Trade & Industry - 1970 to 1988

Trade policy and trade promotion, including postings in Geneva and in Washington DC; Personal Assistant to Permanent Head; seconded to private sector.

Worked with:

World Trade Organisation (WTO)

New Zealand trade negotiator, GATT Tokyo and Uruguay Rounds; Chair and member of dispute settlement panels (1994-present); led training courses (1993-1998)

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Engagement in OECD E-government project; peer reviewer for Review of Irish Public Service (2007).

Commonwealth Secretariat

Contracted as a consultant to develop draft trade remedies legislation for the Government of Malawi (2008).

New Zealand Parliamentary Service

Provided quality assurance and investigative services (2008-2010).

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Providing advice on trade remedies and trade negotiations (2011-2014).

New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Providing advice on and participating in trade remedy investigations (2016-present).
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