Mr Mark Frood

Mark Frood


Mark Frood is Auckland International Airport’s International Tourism and Market Development Manager.  The role is to develop the market strategies for targeting quality growth from Asia with a focus on China and India, supporting airline connectivity and the New Zealand travel and trade industries.  Mark came to the Auckland Airport after living in Shanghai for 5 years with Tourism New Zealand as General Manager Asia.  Prior to this Mark had senior roles in regional tourism, adventure tourism, accommodation and leisure snow sport industries. Mark is on the Board of Eat New Zealand. This organisation is focussed on growing awareness of NZ food stories, our chefs and the regions.  He contributed to the recent New Zealand China Council Belt and Road report. to help New Zealand and Chinese organisations develop China’s Belt and Road opportunities, such as the hub between China via Auckland to South America. Mark has an MBA from Massey University, and is from Tauranga.