Winston Roberts is an advisor on information society issues at the National Library of New Zealand (NLNZ), where he has worked since 2001. He monitors developments in intellectual property, public access to information, protection of cultural heritage, and broadly the post-WSIS process. During the 1990s he was the Coordinator of Professional Activities of IFLA (the international peak body for library and information services)in The Hague. In 2003 and 2005 he was a member of the New Zealand government delegation at the World Summits on the Information Society: he contributed to the writing of the Geneva WSIS ‘Principles’. Currently he deals with external relations of the NLNZ, and is a member of the Asia-Pacific Regional Standing Committee of IFLA. AtAPrIGF in 2013 and 2015 he convened workshops on behalf of IFLA.