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Giles Jephcott

NZPBC Chair, Managing Director, Astrolabe Shipping

Giles has extensive experience in Pacific trades and supply chains. Giles lived for 10 years in New Caledonia, is fluent in French, and has worked in the Pacific Island markets for over 22 years. He has successfully established and embedded new shipping routes and trade lanes between New Zealand and the Pacific, initiated and grown joint ventures in the region, and completed sustainable foreign investment projects.

With a passion for helping New Zealand & Pacific Island businesses develop trading opportunities, Giles has developed a broad network of regional contacts in different sectors.

NZPBC is looking forward to working with Giles in his position as the council's Chair.

Giles Jephcott
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