Adrienne Meikle
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Adrienne Meikle

Commerce Commission New Zealand / Te Komihana Tauhokohoko

Chief executive

  • Appointed May 2018. Previously deputy chief executive, corporate, governance and information group, acting deputy chief executive, market services and general manager, resolution services at MBIE. Before joining MBIE in 2012, was acting deputy secretary, tourism, events and consumer affairs, and director of legal for the former Ministry of Economic Development, chief legal advisor in the former NZ Food Safety Authority, and parliamentary counsel and private secretary to the Attorney General. Also worked for the Department of Corrections and Ministry of Education. Has a BA and LLM (Hons).


Parliamentary Counsel Office / Te Tari Tohutohu Pāremata
Parliamentary Counsel
May 2001 - Oct 2007
New Zealand Food Safety Authority
Chief Legal Advisor
Oct 2007 - Dec 2010
Ministry of Economic Development
Deputy Chief Executive (Acting) Tourism, Events and Consumer Affairs, Director Legal
May 2010 - Nov 2012
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment / Hīkina Whakatutuki
Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate, Governance, and Information, Deputy Chief Executive (Acting), Market Services
Jun 2016 - May 2018
Commerce Commission New Zealand / Te Komihana Tauhokohoko
Chief Executive Officer
May 2018 - Present

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