Ross Jamieson – CURRICLUM VITAE
PRINCIPAL – Jamieson Partners. Hutt City.
A consultancy specialising in Employment Relations & Law for employees and employers alike. Leading pay negotiations, Mediation, Court and Authority advocacy, employment law opinions. Mediation and Arbitration. Conducting employment investigations, personal grievances, bullying, discrimination and redundancy cases.
COUNCILLOR , Hearings Chairman, past Finance Chairman. (Part Time)
Hutt City Council – NZ’s ninth city; $110 million revenue, $1.3 billion assets. Part of a governance team that turned around Hutt City from a high debt basket case city into a gold business excellence award winning local authority achieving a S & P AA rating with modest rate increases.
MAYOR – Eastbourne Borough. (Part Time)
Heading a small prudent council. Chairman of a profitable bus company. Kept rate increases below inflation, streamlined financial reporting and planning.
LECTURER – Massey University Wellington. (Part Time)
Teaching Labour Relations, 200/300 level. Previously Polytechnic part-time tutoring.
SENIOR ADVOCATE – New Zealand Employers Federation.
Representing employers in national negotiations. Court advocacy. Running training courses. Policy advice, job evaluation, management counselling, public speaking, media handling and lobbying to Cabinet level.
Resigned to publish book and start consultancy.
HR MANAGER – NZ Industrial Gases Lower Hutt
Established a new HR function in NZ subsidiary of the British Oxygen Group.
Head hunted to join Employers Federation
PERSONNEL OFFICER – Hyster Company, Portland,
Full range of HR duties both at the plant and corporate office locations of the international market leader in material handling equipment. With a team that pioneered a salary administration system.
Resigned to return home to New Zealand
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS.
University VICTORIA AND CANTERBURY
BA in Psychology, Rowing VIII, Executive.
Post Graduate LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Diploma in Human Resource Management.
Member: Human Resources Institute of New Zealand: MHRINZ
Certificated: Management Consultant: CMC, RMA Commissioner
Associate: Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand. AAMINZ
Director: Seaview Marina Limited (3 years); Weltec (9 years)
“New Zealand Employment Law Guide” – CCH – now 4 Volumes
Various employment articles – National Business Review
Columnist (“Labour Lore”), Hutt News (Community newspaper of the year)
Intrest pieces; Sunday Times, Dominion Post, NZ Boating and other local papers
INTERESTS AND MISCELLANEOUS.
Piano, gardening, travel, investing and writing.
Keeping fit, tramping, skiing, windsurfing, and yearly Taupo bike race.
Justice of the Peace.