Anand Satyanand

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Sir Anand Satyanand

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Satyanand in 2006
19th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
23 August 2006 – 23 August 2011
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterHelen Clark
John Key
Preceded byDame Silvia Cartwright
Succeeded bySir Jerry Mateparae
Personal details
Born (1944-07-22) 22 July 1944 (age 78)
Auckland, New Zealand
Spouse(s)Susan Sharpe
Alma materUniversity of Auckland
ProfessionLawyer, judge, ombudsman

Sir Anand Satyanand, GNZM, QSO (born 22 July 1944) is a New Zealand lawyer, academic, judge and politician. He was the 19th Governor-General of New Zealand from 2006 to 2011.

Satyanand was chair of the Commonwealth Foundation for two 2-year terms.[1]

In August 2019 he was elected to be Chancellor of the University of Waikato for a 4-year term.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sir Anand Satyanand appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Foundation". Retrieved 20 December 2015.