Craig Shearer is current Chair of NZ Skeptics. and has been involved in skepticism since the mid 90s. Craig has attended, and helped organise many skeptics conferences in New Zealand, and attended a few in Australia. Craig was a long-time host on The CUSP podcast, and shares writing the weekly NZ Skeptics newsletter. Professionally, Craig is a software developer, having started work on mainframes in the late 1980s, and currently developing web applications in the healthcare field.