Adele Mason
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Adele Mason

Asia New Zealand Foundation / Te Whītau Tūhono

Deputy executive director

  • Previously worked for the MFAT with postings in Moscow, Brussels, New York and Singapore (with accreditation responsibilities to Sri Lanka and the Maldives).
  • Has lived and worked in Hong Kong.
  • During a secondment to Victoria University, helped establish the NZ Centre for Strategic Studies, a think tank responsible for research, teaching and public dialogue on strategic and security issues.


Centre for Strategic Studies
Executive Officer
Nov 1993 - Nov 1994
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Manatū Aorere
First Secretary
Oct 1995 - Dec 1998
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Manatū Aorere
Client Representative
Feb 1999 - Oct 1999
Asia New Zealand Foundation / Te Whītau Tūhono
Deputy Executive Director
Jan 2000 - Present

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