Sir Anand Satyanand


Sir Anand Satyanand

 

President of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs

 

Sir Anand Satyanand is Chancellor of the University of Wakato. He has worked as a lawyer, Judge and Ombudsman and was New Zealand’s 19th Governor-General from 2006 until 2011. His activities include chairing the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care, patronage of a small number of community organisations, undertaking a programme of speaking to audiences in New Zealand and elsewhere; and lastly holding a small number of offices.

He was Chairman of the Commonwealth Foundation in London from 2013 to 2016, he is a Visiting Fellow at the Law School of the University of Auckland, and a Member of the International Advisory Committee of Transparency International.