Lockwood Smith

Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith was formerly NZ Agriculture Minister, International Trade Minister, and at various times, Education, Tourism and Deputy Finance Minister. He served as High Commissioner to the UK and Ambassador to Ireland from 2013 to 2017.

‘Global Britain’ should learn from New Zealand’s mistakes

One of the greatest prizes from Brexit is the opportunity to make the Global Britain aspiration a reality. Included is a leadership role at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) where the UK, the fifth biggest economy in the world, could help drive much-needed progress to facilitate global trade. Leadership, however, requires respect to back it