Members

The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has ninety-three members from sixteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. The APLN aims to inform and energize public opinion, especially high-level policymakers, to take seriously the very real threats posed by nuclear weapons, and to do everything possible to achieve a world in which they are contained, diminished and eventually eliminated.

David PINE

David PINE

Advisor at the University of Otago, Former Diplomat of New Zealand at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

David Pine is a former High Commissioner of New Zealand to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. He is currently serving as a private advisor to a range of companies and individuals including San Miguel Corporation, KYS Aventura, ZICO Holdings and SourceWorld.

David Pine is a private advisor to a range of companies and individuals including San Miguel Corporation, KYS Aventura, ZICO Holdings and SourceWorld. He also is a former New Zealand diplomat who joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in 1993, as well as New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam from March 2011 until his retirement from the foreign service in December 2014.  Pine previously served in New York, Canberra, Kuala Lumpur and as Ambassador to the Philippines (2006-2008).  In Wellington, he also held a number of policy roles, including as the Director of MFAT’s Economic Division. Pine has a BA (Hons) in Political Studies and LLB from the University of Otago.