He replaces Terry Hagan.
Internal Affairs secretary Bredina Drollett has been appointed a member of the tribunal, replacing Madeilene Sword as an ordinary member. In her role as secretary she has had an administrative oversight function of the tribunal.
The Price Tribunal is established under the Control of Prices Act 1966 and is administered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Its primary functions and duties are to fix prices for selected goods and services (fuel, gas and bread) and to investigate any complaints referred to it with respect to trade practices or the prices charged for goods and services.