Mark Robinson

CEO, New Zealand Rugby

Mark Robinson took up the role of CEO in January 2020. Prior to this he served on the New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Board for seven years and was NZR’s delegate to World Rugby.

During a rugby career that spanned the amateur and professional era, Mark played nine Tests for the All Blacks between 2000-2002 and also played in the United Kingdom and Japan.

Mark was CEO of Taranaki Rugby from 2007-2012 and has held leadership roles in the transport, energy, waste and property sectors. More recently he has worked in consultancy in the areas of education, environment, energy and agriculture. He holds degrees from the universities of Victoria (Wellington) and Cambridge.