Brett O'Riley

Managing Director

OCGL, Connecting people and projecting ideas

Brett O’Riley is a Director and Advisor to organisations in New Zealand with a common theme, connecting them with international markets and opportunities. This is consistent with the work Brett has undertaken over the last 10 years devoted to the kaupapa of growing the New Zealand innovation eco-system, at NZICT, Ministry of Science and Innovation, and recently as Chief Executive of Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development, Auckland’s economic growth agency. Brett’s current roles include Chief Advisor to Tata Consultancy Services in New Zealand, Advisor to investment funder Innovation Capital, and the Chairman of Templar Tourism Management and beverage technology provider Wine Grenade respectively. He is a Director of the NZ Film Commission and also Dotterel Technologies, who provide sound technology solutions for UAVs. Brett is also on the Boards of the Manaiakalani Education Trust, Bowls New Zealand and Baseball New Zealand, leading the latter’s push to have an Auckland based franchise in the Australian Baseball League.