Policy

Australian named first woman to lead NZ Treasury

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 25 Jun 2019

By Pattrick Smellie June 25 (BusinessDesk) - The head New South Wales' training agency, TAFE, has been appointed secretary to the New Zealand Treasury. Caralee McLiesh will replace Gabriel Makhlouf, who leaves at the end of this month after eight years at the helm of the country's principal economic policy advisor to the government. She will be the 25th secretary to the Treasury since it became a standalone entity in 1858 and the first woman to lead the agency. Like Makhlouf and unlike most of her predecessors, she has been chosen from...

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