Dr Peter Mumford
Dr Peter Mumford is Policy Director, Trade and International Environment Branch, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Peter has an MA (Distinction) from VUW’s School of Political Science and International Relations on the topic of ‘A study of factors affecting regulatory cooperation between states’, and a PhD from VUW’s School of Government on the topic of ‘Enhancing performance-based regulation: lessons from New Zealand’s building control system’. Peter specialises in regulatory management and design and international regulatory cooperation, and has both written on these topics and presented on them in New Zealand and overseas. Peter has extensive experience in international negotiations, most recently as the New Zealand negotiator of the ‘horizontal issues’ chapters in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).