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Ross van der Schyff appointed new Registrar

03 February 2017

Lawyer Ross van der Schyff has become the Registrar for registers managed by the Companies Office, including the Register of Companies.

He is also the Commissioner of Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and Plant Variety Rights.

Mr van der Schyff is the General Manager of Business Integrity Services, Market Services at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

He previously held a number of senior public service roles including General Manager of Resolution Services and Service Support and Design within MBIE Market Services.

Mr van der Schyff has also managed the Insolvency and Trustee Service and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand. Before entering the public service in 2003, he was a partner of a law firm, heading up its insolvency division.

Last updated on the 3rd February 2017