Dr Rick Boven was the independent chair of both the reference group and the consensus working group.
Michael Barnett is CE of the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He holds a New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business.
Ngarimu Blair is the Deputy Chair of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust and is involved in Treaty and Māori Heritage management issues in Tamaki Makaurau.
Luke is the Auckland Policy Director of youth led organisation Generation Zero, which focuses on ensuring youth have a say in New Zealand's future.
Noel is the General Manager, New Zealand of ANL Container Line and is based in Auckland. He is currently Chair of the International Container Lines Committee.
Richard Didsbury graduated in Engineering at Auckland University and has had a diverse career in property. He founded and continues as a Director of Kiwi Property.
Tony joined Ports of Auckland as Chief Executive Officer in early 2011. He joined the Company with 30 years of experience in shipping and logistics.
Jenni is an independent Resource Management consultant. Her practice is currently undertaking development feasibility and project management.
Rangimarie Hunia is with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa, who have interests across the Tamaki Isthmus and are land owners of Quay Park.
Nathan Kennedy is a long-time environmental and Māori rights advocate. He has been the environment officer for Ngāti Whanaunga for 15 years.
Alan McDonald is the Policy Director of the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). The EMA represents the interests of businesses in the area.
Greg is a previous chair of the Auckland City Council transport committee with a broad knowledge and strong interest in transport, port and city centre issues.
Maxine has extensive management and accounting experience in previous roles at Tainui Group Holdings, Environment Waikato and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Julie Stout is a leading Auckland architect and Chair of Urban Auckland (Society for the Protection of Auckland City and Waterfront).
Annabel Young is the Executive Director at The New Zealand Shipping Federation, which represents the ship operators working around New Zealand.
Shane Vuletich is Managing Director of The Fresh Information Company which specialises in strategy, measurement, evaluation and forecasting.
Karen Wilson is of Te Ākitai Waiohua, Ngāti Te Ata, Ngāti Pikiao and Ngāti Hau descent and is a representative of the Mana Whenua group - Waiohua - Tāmaki Alliance.