David Clapperton

Chief Executive, Horowhenua District Council 

David was appointed Chief Executive of Horowhenua District Council in 2013. This followed 12 years in Local Government where he held senior roles in two different Councils.  His unique leadership style offers an innovative and fresh perspective to Local Government.

David’s strengths are strategic and analytical thinking, business development, finance and change management. He has a real passion for the Horowhenua District and Local Government, in particular economic and community development.

David will be speaking about Project Lift – an exciting new initiative to enhance the wellbeing of older people within the Horowhenua District, and the rest of the community.