David Turner

Roving Business Advisor

David Turner emigrated from Canada to New Zealand in his mid-twenties and has been living and working in N.Z. and Australia since.  David has held senior positions in multiple industries that include Telecommunications, e-commerce, Natural products and Sport and leisure. 

David is a true all- rounder having worked in Publicly listed, SME and start-up businesses operating in B2B, B2C and export environments.   A keen outdoorsman that spends most of his leisure time in remote parts of the bay, David has an affinity for and is keen to contribute to the sustainability and development of businesses in region.   While basing himself in Kawerau and Opotiki David will be also spending time further afield on a regular basis.

David will be Providing FREE Business Support in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. His role has been created to provide a local point of contact that can connect you with advice, training, funding and networking opportunities designed to enhance your business capabilities. We are committed to playing an active part in the sustainability and development of businesses in the region and the resulting uplift in employment opportunities.

He will be based in Kawerau on Tuesdays, Ōpōtiki on Wednesdays, and Whakatāne and surrounding areas on Thursday. He is very keen to spend a bit of time with you to get a better understanding of how he might be of assistance.  

If you have an interest in learning about the resources available through the Chamber and its partners, he would be pleased to set aside time to meet you.

We are here to work together to develop action plans and host relevant workshops to cater to your business needs. Please, feel free to contact David on any subject or situation where you think he may be able to assist or direct you to someone that can.

David Turner
021 228 5295
david@ebopchamber.co.nz