Evan Williams (LLM (Hons)) is the current chair of Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand. A former law lecturer, he is a lawyer, investor and company director with international experience across a range of sectors including energy, aviation, government, property development, conservation and iwi (local peoples). Evan was one of the chief authors of the co-governance arrangements with iwi for the Waikato River treaty settlements and has been chairman of the Auckland City Mission, Chapman Tripp (a large NZ national law firm) and a founder or director of a wide range of private and not-for-profit organisations.