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Mark O’Grady

Council member

Mark O’Grady is the Director of Print NZ, the National Print Industry Association. He has previously owned and was Managing Director of Excel Digital Ltd, one of New Zealand’s largest cut-sheet digital print operations, and held senior executive roles at Wool Equities Ltd, New Zealand Wool Board, and NZ Meteorological Service. 

Mr O’Grady has extensive experience as a director with organisations in the manufacturing and technology sectors and with vocational education, having been involved in the targeted review of qualifications, the manufacturer and supplier of training resources for almost all industry training organisations, as the major sponsor of the “Got a Trade: Got it Made” campaign, and as a judge at the NZ Apprentice of the Year awards. He was also a member of the Ministerial Science Task Force that led to the restructuring of the Government science sector and the establishment of the Crown Research Institutes (CRIs).