Iain is the Associate Industrial Services Manager at the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation which, along with other unions affiliated to the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, represents people working in the sectors Careerforce operates in, especially Aged Residential Care.

Iain is a former Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister. He held a variety of portfolios in Government and Opposition including Workplace Relations, Immigration, ACC and Associate Health. Through his parliamentary and union work, Iain has developed a strong interest in the development of the health and disability workforce and in government, providers, educators and unions working together to deliver excellent service for residents and patients and fulfilling careers for workers.

Iain has over two decades of governance experience, particularly in education and community organisations.