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About Transactus


David Porter is an experienced communications and public relations professional with a substantive background in international news reporting and editing. 

After two decades in the Asian region, first as a Hong Kong-based Asia staff correspondent for the New Zealand Press Association, then as a magazine editor and public relations consultant, David relocated to Geneva, Switzerland. There he first served as a special adviser on media to Mike Moore during his term as Director General of the World Trade Organisation, and was then spokesman for the World Health Organisation’s Non-Communicable Diseases group for two years.

David returned to New Zealand to take up a senior position with public relations agency, Consultus PR/Acumen Republic. He was subsequently recruited back to Hong Kong as the in-house Asia regional communications consultant for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (Milbank), a leading global Wall Street-headquartered law firm focused in Asia on financial services and project finance advisory work. He is now based in Tauranga, New Zealand, where he provides a range of services to New Zealand and international companies.







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David Porter
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