Andrea Gray
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Andrea Gray

NZ Qualifications Authority / Mana tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa

Deputy chief executive, assessment and digital assessment transformation

  • Appointed 2021.
  • Joined NZQA as deputy chief executive digital assessment transformation in April 2016.
  • Specialises in information and web-based services.
  • Previously inaugural general manager of the Emissions Trading Scheme at the Environmental Protection Authority from November 2011.
  • Earlier responsible for development of RealMe at the Department of Internal Affairs.


Business Relationship Manager
Jan 1997 - Dec 2000
State Services Commission
Programme Manager Senior Leadership & Management Development, Relationship Manager E-government Unit
Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
Department of Internal Affairs / Te Tari Taiwhenua
General Manager Identity & Data Services (& other roles)
Jan 2004 - Dec 2011
Environmental Protection Authority / Te Mana Rauhī
General Manager, Emissions Trading Scheme
Nov 2011 - Mar 2016
NZ Qualifications Authority / Mana tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Deputy Chief Executive Digital Assessment Transformation
Apr 2016 - Present

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