Phil O'Reilly is Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, New Zealand's largest business advocacy group, representing thousands of businesses of all
Phil and his Wellington-based team work with companies, organisations and political and other decision makers, advocating for New
Zealand's success through sustainable economic growth.
Phil regularly meets with Ministers and Members of Parliament, making submissions to Government and community groups, and is in
daily contact with media representing the goals of business for a more successful New Zealand.
He is chair of the Board of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD and is New Zealand's employer
delegate to the
International Labour Conference.
In New Zealand Phil chaired the Green Growth Advisory Group, and is Chair or Member of several public and private advisory boards in
areas as diverse as manufacturing, exports, trade, tax, retirement, R&D, innovation, employment, child poverty, health & safety,
skills, government procurement and sustainable business.