Member of Parliament
Parliament of New Zealand
Clayton Cosgrove is a Member of Parliament of New Zealand. Currently ranked fifth the Labour Party Shadow Cabinet, he is Shadow Minister for State-Owned Enterprises, Commerce, Trade Negotiations, the Earthquake Commission and Associate Finance. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Commerce Parliamentary Select Committee and a Member of the Finance and Expenditure Parliamentary Select Committee. Prior, he served as a senior adviser to Mike Moore, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand. He also worked in senior commercial roles in the telecommunications and minerals industries in Australia and New Zealand. Cosgrove is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management and in 2007 was appointed an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is also a Member of the Advisory Board of the Public Sector Governance and Accountability Research Centre at Le Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Cosgrove received a BA and MBA from the University of Canterbury and completed executive education programmes at Harvard and Yale.