Ngā Ruahine, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Mutunga, Atiawa, Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Porou

David MacLeod was born and bred in South Taranaki and raised on a dairy farm at Manaia before training as an electrician and eventually establishing Greaves Electrical, Taranaki’s largest electrical contracting business. David’s current governance roles include being Chairman of the Taranaki Regional Council, director of Fonterra, director of Port Taranaki and Managing Director of Greaves Electrical. David has a large network of contacts both regionally and nationally including many business leaders and Central Government MP’s and executives. David is also a Justice of the Peace.