Neville Williams

Neville Williams

Director, Customer, Community and Services
Waikato Regional Council

Neville Williams (Ngāti Pūkenga, Ngāti Kahungunu) is a member of the Waikato Regional Council Executive Leadership Team and is the Director of Customer, Community and Services. He is responsible for information technology, communication and marketing, customer services, iwi relationships, human resources, civil defence and democratic services.

Before joining the regional council, Neville was a senior manager with the Ministry of Social Development; responsible for the delivery of welfare and employment services for the Waikato region. Neville also led the team that designed and implemented the national welfare reform model.  In previous roles Neville, has worked in iwi development, community education and health.

He also has a background in total quality management systems and lean six sigma.

Appearing at
Wellington NZ skyline at sunset
31 August 2022
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Not unlike the geographical nature of Australia, New Zealand’s local councils service an integrated network of countless communities with diverse needs and social complexities, from the islands in the Far North District to the frosty fjords of Southland. Digital technologies...
FST Gov NZ Local
22 September - 22 September 2021
  • Virtual Conference
From the islands of the Far North to the frigid fjords of Southland, NZ councils service a patchwork of communities with distinct needs and social complexities. Digital technologies are not just a convenience these communities; the tech toolkit – from...