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Bill Newson

Council Member

Bill Newson is the National Secretary of E Tū, New Zealand’s largest private sector union, representing people working in various industries, including construction and infrastructure. He has been involved in unions for almost forty years and is a member of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions National Affiliates Council.

Bill was previously a member of the interim establishment board for the Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council. He also holds a number of governance roles, including being a member of the board of WorkSafe, Mates in Construction (suicide prevention) and has been co-lead of the Workforce Development Workstream for the Construction Accord.