Craig Foss


Craig Foss
Craig Foss
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Tukituki
Incumbent
Assumed office
17 September 2005
Preceded by Rick Barker
Majority 2,402[1]
Personal details
Born 4 July 1963
Lower Hutt, Wellington
,  New Zealand
Political party National
Spouse(s) Kristal Foss
Children Two daughters
Profession Investment banker
Website www.craigfoss.co.nz

Craig Foss is a New Zealand politician, and currently serves as a Member of Parliament.

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Early years

Foss was born on 4 July 1963 in Lower Hutt, and attended Victoria University of Wellington, completing a BCA. He worked in the banking sector, first for the Bank of New Zealand and then for Credit Suisse Financial Products in London and Tokyo.

Member of Parliament

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate List Party
2005–2008 48th Tukituki 44 National
2008–present 49th Tukituki 33 National

In the 2005 election, Foss was a candidate for the National Party, standing in the Tukituki electorate and being ranked 44th on the party list. He won the Tukituki seat and entered Parliament. He was returned to the 49th Parliament, holding the Tukituki seat, in the 2008 election.

On 7 June 2011 Foss was announced to be the new Minister of Civil Defence, replacing John Carter who leaves to take up a High Commissioners post in the Cook Islands.[2] Foss also picks up the Racing and Senior Citizens portfolios but will remain a Minister outside Cabinet for the remainder of the 49th New Zealand Parliament.

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