Dr Mark Berry was appointed Chairman of the Commerce Commission of New Zealand in April 2009. His current term extends until 31 March 2019. Mark is a former partner of law firm Bell Gully and former consultant with Chapman Tripp. Mark has been in practice as a barrister sole since 2002 and holds a doctorate from Columbia University, New York. He is a former member of the faculty at Otago University Law School, and is a member of the International Advisory Board at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Mark is also an Associate Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, a position he will hold until 31 March 2019.