Fred Hellaby has been a Director of the Auckland Chamber since 1997. He was appointed to the Chairmanship in March 2011.

Fred is the Managing Director of Wilson Hellaby Limited which includes Auckland Meat Processors Ltd and PVL Proteins Ltd. Wilson Hellaby sources selected livestock from farmers, and delivering PRIME beef, lamb and pork to customers throughout New Zealand and around the world. Auckland Meat Processors and Ruakura Meat Processors undertake the processing operations of the group. PVL Proteins processes and sells rendering products such as tallows and meat + bone meal with the aim of maximising the value from all parts of the animal.

Fred has been an MIA Council member since February 2009. Fred holds an LLB from Canterbury University.