Alastair Carruthers

Alastair Carruthers (CNZM) is the co-founder and director of Homeland, a food embassy based in Auckland. He is a member and was the interim chair of the Services Workforce Development Council for the Tertiary Education Commission and was recently appointed to the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board and as a Trustee of Cornwall Park. 

Alastair is a former council member and interim CEO of Unitec. He was Commissioner of the official NZ exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale of Art and has over 20 years’ prior experience as the CEO of two large NZ corporate and commercial law firms.

He has been Chair of the Allpress Espresso group, Co-Chair of Te Papa Foundation, Chair of the NZ Arts Council and its investment board, and a member of supervision boards for the Transport and Statistics Ministries.