Arlene White
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Arlene White

Education Payroll / Rārangi Utu a-Mātauranga

Chief executive

  • Appointed February 2018.
  • Previously deputy commissioner service delivery at Inland Revenue.
  • Before emigrating in 2012 to work at IR had been an assistant commissioner at the Canadian Revenue Agency, responsible for large service delivery and development, and promotion of electronic services.
  • Holds a BSc in mathematics from the University of Manitoba, and accounting certificate and second-language proficiency in French.


Canada Revenue Agency
Assistant Commissioner, Assessment and Benefits Branch
Aug 2010 - Feb 2012
Inland Revenue / Te Tari Taake
Deputy Commissioner, Service Delivery
Mar 2012 - Dec 2017
Education Payroll / Rārangi Utu a-Mātauranga
Chief Executive
Feb 2018 - Present

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