David Hammond

Associate Director

Phone: +64 9 367 1563

Mobile: +64 27 444 6368

David has joined Sheffield as an Associate Director. He has worked in local government, private consulting and is an active Board member.

Areas of Service

  • Executive Search
  • Executive Selection
  • Executive Contracting

Business Experience

David's working career spans some 25 years in local government and recently in private consulting. His local government experience includes 10 years as Chief Executive across three councils managing up to 240 staff and assets valued at $1.5B. David brings a very deep knowledge of public sector issues, the requirements of elected members, and senior management experience to Sheffield.

As a private consultant David has been influential in leading local government sector thinking and practice.  He has trained 98 councils in workshops both in New Zealand and across Australia and frequently presents at conferences in both countries.

Professional Qualifications/Memberships

Master of Business Administration (Distinction), Southern Cross University, Australia

Master of Science (Hons), Geography - Canterbury University

Bachelor of Science, Geography and Psychology - Canterbury University

Board Member, St John, Thames Area Committee Member

Chairman, Far Eastern Broadcast Corporation (NZ)

Former Director, MW LASS and Waikato LASS

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