Bill Bayfield
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Bill Bayfield

Taumata Arowai (Water services regulator)

Chief executive

  • Previously served over a decade as chief executive of Environment Canterbury and CE of Bay of Plenty Regional Council.
  • Former group general manager at the Ministry for the Environment, with responsibilities for climate change and waste policies, and held senior management roles in regional councils.

Career

Taranaki Regional Council
Director of Operations
Jan 1989 - Dec 1997
Ministry for The Environment / Manatū mō te Taiao
Group Manager Sustainable Industry & Climate Change
Jan 2003 - Dec 2006
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Chief Executive
Jan 2006 - Jun 2011
Environment Canterbury
Chief Executive
Jun 2011 - Apr 2020
Taumata Arowai (Water services regulator)
Chief Executive Officer
Apr 2020 - Present

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